Research shows that children who are read to from birth develop key skills (page-turning, reading left to right, narrative understanding, faster
I thought that in the spirit of back to school I'd offer you a few of what I think to be fine books on the art of writing
The Bullet Trick is a crime thriller that begins in a seedy club in a Soho. The narrative cuts back and forth from a cabaret in Berlin, Glasgow and London
First, make no mistake that The Pursuit of Love is an English novel. So the bias -- and the root of the satire -- is all British
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
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a gothic tale of classic romanticism, the creature is inherently good. It is society that turns Frankenstein's creature to evil.
I learned this past week that I share a birthday with an eminent Vanity Fair novelist, William Makepeace Thackeray
One of my favourite writers is the dame of whodunits, Agatha Christie. Born in Torquay, England, in 1890, Christie got her start with a friendly dare.
The Beatrix Potter Complete Tales with all 23 of the famous tales, beginning with Peter Rabbit and arranged in the order they were originally published
I've spent some time with Camille Paglia's Break, Blow, Burn in which she "reads" forty-three of the "world's best poems."