10 of the Best Short Stories about Death

Death is a common theme in literature, and many of the finest writers of short fiction have explored the fear, event, and aftermath of death using the short-story form. Below, we select and introduce ten of the very best classic short stories which have death as their theme, ranging from […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

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The 10 Dumbest Things I've Heard All Year

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Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 10:29 A new collection of stories from the late Nobel Prize-winning author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; a début by a former Macmillan, Penguin and Hachette marketer; and Richard Ford’s new novel were among the rights deals signed this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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iRiver Story HD: First Dedicated E-Reader for Google eBooks:

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[ PC World | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker to publish death row lawyer memoir

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