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7 Novels Set in Toronto

In the popular imagination, the idea of Canadian literature is overwhelmingly dominated by imposing landscapes: the vast emptiness of the prairies, a cruel wilderness that tests the limits of human survival. It makes sense that such settings would loom large––many of the country’s most... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-26 11:00:08 UTC ]
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A New View of the Fey Things: On “The Big Book of Classic Fantasy”

HEROES CARRY SWORDS. Pale women with fine blonde hair are chosen for a special fate. Ugly sub-humans, often dark-skinned, offer diabolical bargains or, in an indistinguishable horde, hang out until the good guys stab them to death. Evildoers crave power, and the good reliably shrink from it.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-08-10 12:30:59 UTC ]
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Chocolate Experts Hate Mast Brothers

Beards. If you’ve heard of the Mast brothers, that’s probably the first word you came across, even before chocolate. Yes, Rick and Michael Mast make craft chocolate in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood, and they have big, bushy beards. With features in magazines like Bon Appétit, a popular... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Illustrations From All Your Favorite Children's Books

Characters from children's books often take on legendary status in the popular imagination. Peter Pan inspired his own pathological syndrome (and maybe R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly"); Willy Wonka led to a real–world candy company; and hundreds of wannabe Hobbits live in commercially... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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