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Review: 'The Chef' Martin Suter Translated Jamie Bulloch Paperblog Pick in Books

Review: 'The Chef' by Martin Suter Translated by Jamie Bulloch

Maravan Vilasam is a Tamil with a passion for food. The youngest of four, he is raised by his great aunt Nangay in Jaffna after his parents burn to their death during the 1983... Read more

Wendy Wasserstein: Pamela's First Musical Paperblog Pick in Books

Wendy Wasserstein: Pamela's First Musical

WENDY WASSERSTEIN IS BEST KNOWN as a playwright. Her 1988 play The Heidi Chronicles won the Pulitzer Prize, the Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, and the New York Drama Critics... Read more


  • The Baltimore That Tom Clancy Might Have Seen

    Baltimore That Clancy Might Have Seen

    Text and Photos by Nora Vasconcelos Yesterday I got deeply moved when I learned about the death of the American writer Tom Clancy, whose books, like The Hunt fo... Read more

    The 04 October 2013 by   Travelingbook
  • Elizabeth I and Her People

    Elizabeth People

    Elizabeth I ‘The Ermine Portrait’, attributed to Hilliard, 1585. Photo: Marquess of Salisbury, Hatfield House.I’m super busy right now but thought I’d just... Read more

    The 09 October 2013 by   Mmeguillotine
  • D’Aulaires’ Norse Myths

    D’Aulaires’ Norse Myths

    Early in the morning of time there was no sand, no grass, no lapping wave. There was no earth, no sun, no moon, no stars. There was Niflheim, a waste of frozen... Read more

    The 01 October 2013 by   Brian Abbott
  • Sunday Serenade Is Back! Ashley from Nose Graze

    Sunday Serenade Back! Ashley from Nose Graze

    Sunday Serenade is The Novel Life feature that highlights and “serenades” a special blog. This is probably my favoritest thing in the world to do on my blog –... Read more

    The 13 October 2013 by   Anovelsource
  • Review–A Blaze of Sun (A Shade of Vampire #5) by Bella Forrest

    Review–A Blaze Shade Vampire Bella Forrest

    A Blaze of Sun (A Shade of Vampire #5) by Bella Forrest Summary: "Of course you know who I am. I'm a daughter of the darkness just as surely as you are his... Read more

    The 27 October 2013 by   Megan Love Literature Art & Reason
  • Throwing the Perfect Austen-themed Hen Party

    Throwing Perfect Austen-themed Party

    (by guest blogger Marcela De Vivo) Shannon Hale’s popular novel, Austenland, was recently adapted into a movie--the story features a woman who goes to an... Read more

    The 22 October 2013 by   Mariagrazia
  • Costumes — October Memoir Challenge

    Costumes October Memoir Challenge

    The October Memoir Challenge posting days are the odd-numbered ones, but I’m putting my third post up early since I’ll be at an all-day photography workshop... Read more

    The 04 October 2013 by   Joyweesemoll
  • All Aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain

    Aboard Brunel’s Great Britain

    I can’t believe that I haven’t posted about the SS Great Britain before – even though it is my absolute favourite thing in my hometown of Bristol! Read more

    The 01 October 2013 by   Mmeguillotine
  • Happy Birthday, Oscar Wilde

    Happy Birthday, Oscar Wilde

    To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. - Oscar Wilde On this day in 1854, the crown prince of the Aesthetes, master of... Read more

    The 16 October 2013 by   Stressingoutstudent
  • Grimes & Rowe Read a Book and Watch a Movie: Carrie

    Grimes Rowe Read Book Watch Movie: Carrie

    Synopsis: Carrie White may have been unfashionable and unpopular, but she had a gift. Carrie could make things move by concentrating on them. A candle would... Read more

    The 31 October 2013 by   Storycarnivores


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