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Mary Shelley

Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos. Mary Shelly, author of Frankenstein, is credited by many as the creator of the Sci-fi genre. Shelley grew up and formed a life surrounded by literary influences,...
Jean Marzollo

Jean Marzollo

“I spy with my little eye something that is…” Jean Marzollo, best-known for the bestselling children’s series I Spy, passed away on Tuesday, April 10 at the age of 75. Over the course of her life, she wrote more than 150 books – “some...

Quote of the Week | Gerald Murnane

Chances are you’ve never heard of this author or the South Australian town he comes from. The Paris Review called the man “one of the most original and brilliant writers at work today,” and The New Yorker called his third novel, The Plains, written...

Quote of the Week | Tara Westover

The literary world’s been buzzing over Tara Westover’s brutally-honest, family-oriented memoir, Educated, since it was published by Random House at the end of February. Westover wrote the book after completing her Ph.D. at Cambridge – an unlikely...