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Breece D'J Pancake suicidouse en Charlottesville en 1979 á idade de vinte e seis anos. Catro anos despois, apareceron publicados estes contos que lle valeron a súa reputación literaria. "Trilobites" reúne doce relatos nos que se respira a frustración e a desesperación de alguén que se criou na Virginia máis rural. Neles, Pancake mostra unha gran habilidade á hora de describir ás clases traballadoras máis pobres da rexión, revelando á vez unha voz narrativa excepcional.

Breece D'J Pancake cut short a promising career when he took his own life at the age twenty-six. Published posthumously, this is a collection of stories that depict the world of Pancake's native rural West Virginia.

THE SHINING GIRLS by Lauren Beukes

The Shining Girls

Lauren Beukes' new thriller The Shining Girls traces a time-traveling serial killer as he jumps through the decades, pursued by the only one of his victims to survive. Critic Alan Cheuse calls the book "a frightening journey in time and punishment.

Joyce wrote about life with complete freedom. That we are not shocked by his words today is largely because of him.

Why We Are No Longer Shocked by “Ulysses”

Louis Menand on James Joyce’s “Ulysses” and how its publication in 1922 helped change how we define obscenity.

J. M. Barrie and the Lost Boys: The Real Story Behind Peter Pan by Andrew Birkin http://www.amazon.com/dp/0300098227/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_WXhEwb1TYTWVX

Barrie & the Lost Boys Lesson Plans include daily lessons, fun activities, essay topics, test/quiz questions, and more. Barrie & the Lost Boys.

25 Self-Improvement Books That Will Make You A Better Person  --politics, parenting, and art, explaining how common beliefs have distorted the truth about who we are as a species.

25 Self-Improvement Books That Will Make You A Better Person

The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature by Steven Pinker, recommended by Huffington Post, July 2014

Marie Kondo: How to Choose Happiness - The New York Times

Marie Kondo: How to Choose Happiness

Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Announced - The New York Times

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book.

Deep River, Shusaku Endo

A book by a Japanese Christian novelist who explores meaning of life through a series of characters (Christians, Buddhists and non-religious) on a pilgrimage to the Ganges River in India

8 great series you won't be able to put down!

8 great series for your summer reading list (from the 2012 summer reading guide)

8 great series you won't be able to put down. 8 series, for a combined total of FIFTY books. Plenty here to appeal to readers of all ages. - The Time Quintet, Madeline L’Engle.

books that teach kindness

15 Books That Teach Kids Kindness

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar- Sylvia Plath "To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is the bad dream." --> Currently reading 'The bell jar', so far so good.

Does your Kindle leave you feeling like there’s something missing from your reading experience? Have you been avoiding e-books because they just don’t smell right? If you’ve been hesitant to jump on the e-book bandwagon, you’re not alone. Book lovers everywhere have resisted digital books because they still don’t compare to the experience of reading a good old fashioned paper book. But all of that is changing thanks to Smell of Books, a revolutionary new aerosol e-book enhancer.

Best of Book Riot: Book Fetish

Strange Spray Scents - Do you absolutely love the smell of new books? Well with the “Smell of Books” aerosol spray, you can get a whiff o.

Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century - Wikipedia

Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century - Wikipedia


Beauty Will Save the Seventh Grade

The Wednesday Wars - During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare.