Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
By Beth Fertig
Instead of relying solely on test scores to determine which students needed summer school, education officials told school districts to let teachers and principals decide.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Logan Smalley, creator of Call Me Ishmael, set up a voicemail box and asked callers to leave a message about a book that changed their life. In return he got a flood of messages, anonymous and deeply personal, about the powerful experience of reading. He talks about the inspiration for the project, and we take calls with stories about books that have influenced you.
Monday, July 14, 2014
A new version of "The Sun Also Rises" includes lost chapters and extensive revisions, giving an altogether new portrait of Papa's creative process.
Friday, June 27, 2014
One of the latest parenting recommendations urges children to get involved with books as soon as possible. But there's little agreement on whether early literary stimulation has a positive effect on development - and on what "early" really means.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
No surprise, your favorite authors have favorite authors. On Tuesday, best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert will be on to discuss her latest novel, "A Signature of All Things," her approach to writing, and some of her favorite summer books.
Here is her list, if you're looking to pick up something this summer.
Books Gilbert Is Hoping to Read This Summer
- "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr
- "The Flamethowers" by Rachel Kushner
- "Act One" by Moss Hart
- "Parrot and Olivier in America" Peter Carey
Some Of Gilbert's All-Time Summer Favorites
- "The Summer Book" Tove Jansson
- "Beautiful Ruins" Jess Walter
- "Birds Without Wings" Louis de Bernieres
- "Brother of the More Famous Jack" Barbara Trapido
- "The Children's Book" A.S, Byatt
Now -- what's on yours? Add it to the comments and we'll compile on the site.