We need another hero: Feminist takes on fairytales gain traction

Published April 2, 2019 by Natasha Onwuemezi The market for updating fairytales, myths and legends for a contemporary readership has swelled, with a slew of new Rebel Girls as protagonists. We are entering a golden age of feminist retellings, according to some publishers, who argue that in a socially and politically charged era where women’s …

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What we talk about when we talk

DAN MALLORY’S first novel, a psychological thriller, entered the New York Times bestseller list at number one. He is a handsome and charming man-about-town. He is also, according to a recent profile in the New Yorker, an extravagant liar: about surviving tumours, losing his mother to cancer, having two doctorates and much besides. He impersonated …

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Poetry That Bears Witness to a Changing Natural World

David Baker is a poet of American anti-pastoral. His mind operates against the vividly rendered landscape of small-town Ohio, where he has lived for more than thirty years. Baker’s poems depend on long acquaintance with a small place, where year-over-year comparison makes even the arrival of a feeding monarch or a nagging blue jay a …

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FINDING OUR FOREVER by Brenda Novak Giveaway

We’re giving away digital copies of Finding Our Forever by Brenda Novak in DRM-free epub, mobi, and pdf formats to Book Riot readers, courtesy of the author. Submit your info. Get a download link – no waiting! Here’s what it’s all about: Cora Kelly has found her birth mother at last. Aiyana Turner runs New Horizons Boys Ranch in Silver …

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Jinger Duggar: Has She REALLY Been Disowned By Her Parents?!

For years now, Jinger Duggar has been considered the resident rebel of the Duggar family. Now obviously, the Duggars have a very different standard for what’s considered rebellious behavior. Jinger never took up smoking or went through a goth phase, but nevertheless, insiders say her parents were quite chagrined by her actions. Shortly after marrying …

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Suspect Named in Nipsey Hussle Murder, LAPD Urges Surrender

Nipsey Hussle Suspect Named In Murder Case … LAPD Urges Surrender 9:33 AM PT — The LAPD’s presser just wrapped, and a number of details in the Nipsey murder case were revealed. One of the most intriguing was an email that either Nipsey himself or someone at Roc Nation sent to L.A. Police Commissioner Steve …

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