With the impending cuts to programs like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National Endowments for the Arts, the future of many small press and independent publishers has been brought into question. However, even with the political turmoil, some independent publishers have risen above the rest and seem to be thriving remarkably over the past […]Read More The 10 Fastest Growing Independent Publishers
Digging through the libraries of our pasts may reveal more to us about our current tastes. In particular, the children’s fiction of Roald Dahl may have built in a kind of predisposition for fantasy and magical realism that is still felt to this day.Read More Roald Dahl: Magical Realism For Kids
Over the last few years, there have been many valiant attempts to encourage younger generations to pick up classic books. Recently I took part in a project called Recovering the Classics. Recovering the Classics was started by the New York Public Library to get students to create new covers for books in the public domain. […]Read More You Won’t Believe How This Bookstore Tricks Millenials Into Reading The Classics
History looks to repeat itself yet again, or at least it could if the WGA and the AMPTP can’t strike a deal. For those of you that don’t know, the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Programs are currently in negotiations for a new contract for film and TV […]Read More WGA Strike 2017. What does it mean?
They know what it’s like to lack privacy… Any small-town girl can generally empathize with Nadia Turner’s predicament in Brit Bennett’s debut novel, The Mothers. After her mother commits suicide, Nadia adjusts to the frequent whispers as she walks by. She is pitied by everyone, especially the oldest generation of church-going women – the mothers. Bennett […]Read More Why Every Small-Town Girl Should Read The Mothers By Brit Bennett