Native American Literature: November 2017
Weekly Recommendation Thread for the week of November 24, 2017
Neil Gaiman leads authors demanding action to halt decline of school libraries 'falling provision risks consigning children to: ‘a lifetime of low achievement’
It's time for the annual Bad Sex in Fiction awards! Here are the extracts from this year's shortlist
I read Adonis Violence and Islam, it completely changed my view of myself, and now I might have an identity crisis.
What is The Myth Of Sisyphus advocating?
Pushing through the first 200 pages of Dune was a great decision
George Orwell is officially my favorite writer
Shout out for the legendary Terry Pratchett!
Novels that Break All the Rules
The protagonist of The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells is way more likeable and interesting than the protagonist of The War of the Worlds and it vastly improves my enjoyment of the novel.
Reading fluency and books
The Dialogue in No Country for Old Men was some of the best I've read this year!
The Goblet of Fire still terrifies me
What book did you dislike so much that you couldn't bring yourself to finish it?
The US Embassy in Germany published a richly detailed outline of American literature, from the earliest times up to the 1980s
Study finds that "SF doesn’t really make you stupid. It’s more that if you’re stupid enough to be biased against SF you will read SF stupidly."
Another 100 best books list for 2017, this one a bit less mainstream. How many have you read?
[SPOILERS] Unpopular Turtles All The Way Down opinion (sorry)
SPOILER: A Streetcar Named Desire discussion about the ending concerning Blanche
Do you consider manga and light novels as books?
Never used an e-reader before, is the Kobo Aura ONE worth the price?
Does ir bother you to find that a book was poorly translated?
Get a kid to read
I bought a used book with a heartfelt note written on the inside cover
Which book would you give to a 15 y/o kid living in a poor rural area, and why that one?
How a Young Ernest Hemingway Dealt with his First Taste of Fame
Parents, please let your kids read whatever they like
2017 Costa Book Awards Shortlist Announced
Five Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books That Need To Be TV Shows
Ready Player One feels very similar to the anime Sword Art Online.
How WWII popularized the paperback
YA click cliches
What was your favorite childhood book?
My 7yo doesn't like reading, has anyone else encountered this, and did your children decide they did like to read eventually?
A website we would really need
Has anybody here read "Letters to a german princess", written by Leonard Euler?
Anybody else excited for the Barnes & Noble collectible hardcovers this Friday?
The art of Terry Pratchett's Discworld – in pictures
Join the Battle for Net Neutrality!! We need to stop them from allowing ISPs to charge us extra fees to access ebooks, games or anything else!
The Kindle is Ten Years Old