Stephen King’s Reading List: 22 Books Recommended via Twitter

In the afterword of Stephen King’s highly regarded memoir/writing guide book On Writing, the bestselling writer shared a list of 96 books that he’d read while writing the book that he’d enjoyed and had influenced him.…

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Rainbow Rowell’s Reflections on Writing Fangirl

Nebraskan author Rainbow Rowell was recently described by Flavorwire as ‘the next YA sensation adults need to know about’ . Her second novel, Eleanor and Park, was the Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year, with Dreamworks…

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On How Getting a Novel Published Isn’t Just About Persistence

A guest post by Eli Glasman, author of The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease when I was seventeen and was unwell for a number of years. I…

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George Orwell eBooks Collection

As we explained in last year’s F. Scott Fitzgerald eBooks Collection post, Australian copyright law means that the works of many 20th century authors are freely available in the public domain, despite being still under…

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What Were We Reading 30 Years Ago? 1984′s 10 Bestselling Books

In the United States in 1984 a gallon of gas cost $1.10 and the average house price was $86,730. Beverly Hills Cop was the highest grossing movie and Amadeus won Best Picture at the Academy…

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