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Welcome to SearchGo literature category. You will find journal and book reviews from various authors on a wide range of subjects from non-fiction to fiction. Spark your imagination!

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

We all agree that E. L. Konigsburg's From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is a brilliant read, no matter what your age.
Stewart O'Nan

The Good Wife

Rarely do I find a book that keeps me turning pages into the small hours. But The Good Wife, by Stewart O'Nan, is one I couldn't put down
Neil Labute

LaBute’s Razor

In Fat Pig and This Is How It Goes, LaBute gives voice to all those ugly things that propel the human tendency toward selfishness and approval-seeking.
Shirley Jackson

A Few Frightening Tales

I can’t let Halloween slip by without recommending a few stories that might make you check the recesses of your closet before going to bed
Kitten's first full moon

Picture Book Picks for Kids

Research shows that children who are read to from birth develop key skills (page-turning, reading left to right, narrative understanding, faster
Michael Bond

A Bear Called Paddington

The recent trip to London put me in a mood for a book I’ve not read in more than twenty years: Paddington Abroad
Muriel Spark

The Prime of Miss Jean Brody

The Prime of Miss Jane Brody is a story about five girls and their unconventional teacher, Miss Jean Brodie, who is just entering her prime
Michael Bond

Paddington Here and Now

Hard to believe that Paddington Bear celebrates his fiftieth this year. What with one mishap after another, who'd have thought he'd have made it so far?
anonymous

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City

You'd never call A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City light summer reading
Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie

I can recommend two intriguing adult treatments of Agatha Christie's mysterious disappearance from Styles, her real-life home, in Sunningdale, Berkshire.
Jan Pienkowski

The Fairy Tales

The Fairy Tales are also appropriate, despite their darker elements, for children who have perhaps overindulged on the sugar-coated Disney versions
Elizabeth Taylor, author

Blaming

Blaming by Elizabeth Taylor is the story of an unlikely friendship that forms between Amy, an Englishwoman, and Martha, an American
British author Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie Birthday – Favourite Books

I couldn't let the week pass by without mentioning that September 15th (today) was Agatha Christie's birthday
Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Disappearance of Agatha Christie

I can recommend two intriguing adult treatments of Agatha Christie's mysterious disappearance from Styles, her real-life home, in Sunningdale, Berkshire.