Thursday May 16, 2013
Stephen King fans - you're going to love Tessiegirl's Stephen King Universe Flowchart, a comprehensive mapping of the intricately interwoven world of Stephen King characters! Kind of difficult to read online? No worries, there. The Stephen King flowchart is available in print, self-published by the artist.
Thursday May 9, 2013
Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time Being is a story about a Japanese-American novelist named Ruth who, while walking the beach of her small island, happens upon a diary that has washed ashore. The diary, belonging to a 16-year-old Japanese girl named Naoko, reveals a narrative so compelling that it draws Ruth into the world of the storyteller in a fantastic exploration of story, how we make it and how it makes us.
Read more about A Tale for the Time Being and check out this animation inspired by Ozeki's novel.
Monday May 6, 2013
Jared Diamond, the author of Collapse and Guns, Germs, and Steel, delivers a fascinating portrait of primitive societies in The World Until Yesterday based upon research and his own experience living among New Guinea Highlanders. Diamond is an astute thinker draws his readers into considering the modern world in light of the experience of our predecessors.
Tuesday April 30, 2013
Stuart Nadler's novel Wise Men tells the story of Hilly Wise, the wealthy son of the infamous aviation attorney Arthur Wise. As Wise Men spans Hilly's life, the reader finds the protagonist torn between living in his father's shadow and forging his own path.
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