Monthly Archives: March 2014

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have | Brain Pickings

Vladimir Nabokov on Writing, Reading, and the Three Qualities a Great Storyteller Must Have | Brain Pickings. “Between the wolf in the tall grass and the wolf in the tall story there is a shimmering go-between. That go-between, that prism,

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For every ship there is a harbour!!!

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Stephen King Creates a List of 96 Books for Aspiring Writers to Read – Open Culture

Stephen King Creates a List of 96 Books for Aspiring Writers to Read – Open Culture       I first discovered Stephen King at age 11, indirectly through a babysitter who would plop me down in front of daytime

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Interview with John Banville, a portrait in ‘The Guardian’ and more…

http://www.zdf.de/ZDFmediathek/beitrag/video/2105250/Das-ganze-Interview-mit-John-Banville?setTime=17.06#/beitrag/video/2105250/Das-ganze-Interview-mit-John-Banville Extraordinary interview with the Irish writer John Banville for the German literature TV show ‘Das blaue Sofa’ from 7th Mar 2014 about his latest novel ‘Ancient Light’ from 2012 that is published now in Germany. “All art is an

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10 Remarkable Ways Meditation Helps Your Mind — PsyBlog

10 Remarkable Ways Meditation Helps Your Mind — PsyBlog. Meditation is about way more than just relaxing.     In fact, if I listed the following mental benefits from a new pill or potion, you’d be rightly sceptical.   But

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John Williams ‘Stoner’ | Books | The Guardian and Sunday Times

Stoner: the must-read novel of 2013 | Books | The Guardian. Fifty years after it was first published to little fanfare, Stoner, the story of an academic whose life is full of disappointments, has become an unexpected bestseller. Julian Barnes on

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