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orna-b-raz's picture
Jul.20.2013
Walking around the center of Enfield town this morning I saw a Marks & Spencer store. All of a sudden, I remembered how while reading through Barbara Pym’s manuscripts at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, I discovered a Pym scandal. Perhaps it was only a storm in a teacup, but the Legal...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.09.2012
  This is the type of thing which - alas and suitably chagrined - appeals to me. And if computer hi jinks make this type of thing more easily found, then maybe people themselves are not taking the time. And _ I suppose - who is going to question. Still, I do wonder about the absence of...
christopher-meeks's picture
Jul.26.2012
The Fiction Writer’s Handbook by writer and master teacher Shelly Lowenkopf will soon be going out to reviewers and will be published in November. As writer Christopher Moore explains in the foreword, when he first had a workshop with Lowenkopf, Moore thought, “The man is a lunatic.” Then Moore...
bob-mustin's picture
Apr.13.2012
Since Encyclopedia Britannica threw their digital bomb into the publishing biz caused such a kerfuffle, I thought you should have this frombookhitchon reference matter and textbooks. The Future of Reference BooksTransitioning to Digital Textbooks The proliferation of digital resources has...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.19.2012
Culture - what culture? When you don't know the references, do you know the text? Or are you just conned?   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading...
lorraine-duffy-merkl's picture
Sep.06.2010
For me September (post-Labor Day) is the New Year. Here is inspiration to get you writing from Bill Kenower of the free online magazine "Author". http://lauramunson.wordpress.com/2010/09/04/great-pearls-of-wisdom-for-w... Here's a preview: Know what you want to say. Also check out Author...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.13.2010
  Wiley's Online Library Allows Global Access Four million articles available By Lynn Andriani This week, Wiley announced that it has transferred all the licenses and content from Wiley InterScience to its newly launched Wiley Online Library. The library will allow people in the scholarly...
gina-collia-suzuki's picture
Apr.22.2010
I thought I would get used to it, but I am finding it more odd the more I do it. What am I talking about? I'm talking about referring to my own books for information that I put into them to begin with. My non-fiction work is now a record of everything I know, but apparently can't remember. And...
annette-dunlea's picture
Apr.06.2010
Evolution The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins Why Evolution Is True by Jerry A. Coyne Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good by Jonathan Balcombe The Rough Guide to Evolution (Rough Guide Science/Phenomena) by Mark Pallen and Rough Guides...
annette-dunlea's picture
Aug.07.2009
Encyclopedia.Com The Online Library and Research Site http://www.encyclopedia.com/ Verified facts, information, and biographie from trusted sources Encyclopedia.com gives you credible answers from published reference works – all in one place: 49 encyclopedias from sources like Oxford University...