A Summary and Analysis of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Lost Decade’

‘The Lost Decade’ is one of the shortest works by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), the American author best-known for The Great Gatsby. Published in Esquire magazine in December 1939, just one year before Fitzgerald died, ‘The Lost Decade’ is one of his most powerful short stories to deal with the […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-04-17 14:00:20 UTC ]
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Fleet bags 'fascinating' Ditum analysis of the Upskirt Decade

Fleet has bagged a “fascinating” feminist analysis of noughties culture by journalist Sarah Ditum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Summary and Analysis of Jorge Luis Borges’ ‘The Circular Ruins’

‘The Circular Ruins’, first published in 1940, is one of the most richly symbolic short stories by the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. One of his most powerful and suggestive explorations of the nature of reality and dreams, ‘The Circular Ruins’ can variously be interpreted as a story... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2021-06-05 14:00:43 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of James Joyce’s ‘The Dead’

‘The Dead’ is the most critically acclaimed and widely studied story in James Joyce’s Dubliners, a collection of 15 short stories written by James Joyce and published in 1914. As we’ve remarked before, Dubliners is now regarded as one of the landmark texts of modernist literature, but initially... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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A Summary and Analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Minister’s Black Veil’

‘The Minister’s Black Veil’ is one of the best-known and most widely studied short stories written by the American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne. Subtitled ‘A Parable’, the story originally appeared in a gift book titled The Token and Atlantic Souvenir in 1836, before being collected in Hawthorne’s... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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A Summary and Analysis of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘Young Goodman Brown’

‘Young Goodman Brown’ (1835) is one of the most famous stories by the American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Inspired in part by the Salem witch craze of 1692, the story is a powerful exploration of the dark side of human nature. How Hawthorne loads his story with such power is worthy […] The post... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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A Summary and Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Man of the Crowd’

‘The Man of the Crowd’ is one of the shorter short stories written by Edgar Allan Poe (who pioneered the short story form when it was still an emerging force in nineteenth-century magazines and periodicals). Written in 1840, the story is deliciously enigmatic and, in some ways, prefigures later... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-06-02 14:00:22 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Washington Irving’s ‘Rip Van Winkle’

First published in 1819, ‘Rip Van Winkle’ is one of the most famous pieces of writing by Washington Irving, whose contribution to American literature was considerable. ‘Rip Van Winkle’ has become a byword for the idea of falling asleep and waking up to find the familiar world around us has... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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Baker & Taylor reveals 'diversity analysis' tool for libraries

US-based book distribution service Baker & Taylor has announced it will be offering libraries a "diversity analysis tool" to help them discover, manage and report on diversity-related topics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-08 00:26:16 UTC ]
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B&T to Offer ‘Diversity Analysis’ Tool for Library Collections

Powered by the wholesaler's collectionHQ technology, Baker & Taylor’s “Diversity Analysis” tool will help identify opportunities for libraries to evaluate their collections against industry-accepted diversity subjects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DHH Agency celebrates decade in business with expansion and major deals

The DHH Literary Agency is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with an expansion accompanied by a string of major debut writer deals signed through lockdown Zoom sessions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 13:29:00 UTC ]
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Davis extols virtues of cross-media agenting as Ki enters second decade

How would you pronounce Ki? When Meg Davis left MBA in 2011, after 25 years, to start her own agency, she was casting about for a company name that would work well on social media and that tripped off the tongue. She says: “I didn’t want to call it Meg Davis and Associates because I thought... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Monster' Kody Scott, former L.A. gang member who became a bestselling author, found dead at 57

Former Eight Tray Gangster Crip member's memoir brought attention to the sobering truth of gang life in South L.A. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Jane Campbell’s Decades of Spirit-led Books

The longtime editorial director of Chosen, who retired June 4, reflects on nearly 40 years in Christian publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vertebrate to publish mountaineer Doug Scott's last book posthumously

Sheffield based publisher Vertebrate will publish Kangchenjunga by mountaineer Doug Scott, completed before his death in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How a decades-long conversation shaped the young United States

Akhil Reed Amar celebrates the debates that led to revolt, the Constitution and U.S. law. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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What can ‘The Age of Decadence’ teach us about today? A great deal.

Simon Heffer’s encyclopedic book about Victorian and Edwardian England offers a fascinating perspective on the present. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Ad Age Agency Report 2021: Rankings and analysis

Ad Age Agency Report is an annual ranking and analysis of advertising and marketing-services agencies. The report includes rankings based on U.S. and worldwide revenue. We have published Ad Age Agency Report every year since 1945. We published Ad Age Agency Report 2021 on May 3, 2021. A... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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‘First Person Singular’ delves into lost love and strange happenings

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami offers a collection of imaginative short stories with skewed elements that his many fans are sure to applaud. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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