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#Bookcook Chronicles of Narnia – Turkish Delight

Book Synopsis Journeys to the end of the world, fantastic creatures, and epic battles between good and evil—what more could any reader ask for in one book? The book that has it all is The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, written in 1949 by Clive Staples Lewis. But Lewis did not stop there. Six more books followed, and together they …

10 More Feminist Dystopic Books

Recently I posted an article on The Rise of Feminist Dystopic Novels and some examples to check out. I also received a bunch of wonderful suggestions on twitter, and have added them here. Thanks! The Female Man by Joanna Russ It has influenced William Gibson and been listed as one of the ten essential works of science fiction. Most importantly, Joanna …

#Bookcook – Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynne Truss

“Thurber was asked by a correspondent: “Why did you have a comma in the sentence, ‘After dinner, the men went into the living-room’?” And his answer was probably one of the loveliest things ever said about punctuation. “This particular comma,” Thurber explained, “was Ross’s way of giving the men time to push back their chairs and stand up.”