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What Are Your Happy Place Romance Recs?

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I was inspired by Dahlia Adler’s tweetstream about books that are escapist fun when the news is too much. She’s the author of Under the Lights and several other YA romances. The world is a shitshow […]

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Contemporary Romances, Plus a Cookbook

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Never Too Hot Never Too Hot by Bella Andre is $1.99! This is the third book in the Hot Shots: Men of Fire and the first book is also on sale. Readers say that it’s a great emotional […]

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Ángela Segovia, premio Nacional de poesía joven

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La poetisa Ángela Segovia – EFE La escritora ha sido galardonada por la obra «La curva se volvió barricada» ABC@abc_cultura 31/10/2017 13:44hActualizado:31/10/2017 13:45h La escritora Ángela Segovia ha sido galardonada hoy con el premio Nacional […]

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Ben Clark gana el premio Loewe de Poesía

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El poeta ibicenco Ben Clark – L. F. A. El poeta ibicenco ha sido distinguido por su obra «La policía celeste», mientras que la argentina Luciana Reif se ha alzado con el galardón la Creación […]

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Cinco libros infantiles nuevos para Halloween

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Cinco libros infantiles nuevos para Halloween Es Noticia ABC Cultura Títulos para niños y jóvenes que le dan la vuelta al miedo: con humor, misterio, surrealismo, intriga, terror… Celia Fraile Gil@celiafrailegilSeguir 31/10/2017 01:49hActualizado:31/10/2017 01:49h 1. […]

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The Short, Sad Story of Stanwix Melville

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Bill Bragg, 2012/foliosociety.com An illustration by Bill Bragg from The Folio Society edition of The Complete Shorter Fiction by Herman Melville “Melville’s second son, Stanwix, was born a few weeks after the publication of Moby-Dick. He […]

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The Inventions of Witches

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On witches, Derrida, and the impossibility of ever being truly known.  John William Waterhouse, The Magic Circle, 1886. The inquisitors wanted something old from each witch they tortured—a Sabbath orgy or blood oath or cat demon […]

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The Ruin: Roosevelt Island’s Smallpox Hospital

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Renwick Smallpox Hospital. Photo: Andre Costantini To drive up FDR Drive—on Manhattan’s east side, on a slick cold night—is to find solitude. You edge between island and water like a cell in a vein. To […]

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The End of the Tour: Tennis Stars in Twilight

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Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Photo: Christopher Clarey There are stories. And then there are “story-stories.” The twin reemergence of Roger Federer and Rafael “Rafa” Nadal this year has been one of those story-stories, full […]