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Articles tagged “today elsewhere”

Today, Elsewhere

Track forward eleven minutes in to hear Laurie Halse Anderson discuss The Impossible Knife of Memory on Triple R’s Aural Text.

Is any word untranslatable?

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Today, Elsewhere

‘There are few writers who so acutely and seductively frame the eternally wounded, stupidly brave teenager inside a grown woman’s heart.’ Bookforum reviews Elena Ferrante’s The Story of a New Name, the second book in the Neapolitan series, which started with My Brilliant Friend.

Today, Elsewhere

‘I choose areas I’d quite like to explore and then the novel’s an excuse for exploring it.’ Margaret Drabble interviewed in the Australian. Margaret Drabble will be a guest of the Perth Writers Festival (February 20-23) and Adelaide Writers' Week (March 1-6).

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50 books by women authors to read for #readwomen2014, including Lionel Shriver’s We Need to Talk About Kevin, Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend and Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being—at number 1!

Nobody uses ‘usen’t to’ any more—and the Read more

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Read an extract from Rebecca Mead’s book about her love affair with George Eliot’s Middlemarch, The Road to Middlemarch, in the New Yorker. The Road to Middlemarch is out tomorrow.

Judging books by their (UK v US) covers.

Thomas Mallon and Daniel Mendelsohn on the question: Read more

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Elizabeth Harrower and Portishead—a perfect literary and music match? Nikki Lusk thinks so.

The ‘common core’ v books: when teachers are unable to foster a love of reading in students.

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“We’re told we need to breastfeed for six months otherwise we have done nothing for our child! For a year even, like some in Scandinavia, to protect boys from prostate cancer when they are 60. What can I say!” The Financial Times has lunch with Elisabeth Badinter, author of Read more

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Helen Trinca’s Madeleine, a biography of the brilliant but troubled Madeleine St John, reviewed in the Spectator.

‘I can still hear his voice whenever I read his books. It is for such interactions that people become booksellers.’ An elegy for bookshops past.

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Today, Elsewhere

The New York Review of Books considers Margaret Drabble’s The Pure Gold Baby in light of the author’s body of work.

Today, Elsewhere

Adele Walsh from the Centre for Youth Literature raved to 3RRR about Laurie Halse Anderson’s The Impossible Knife of Memory (jump to 1hr 42mins to hear it).

Point: Why we should stop teaching novels to high school students.Counterpoint: Read more


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