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Recent Articles on Books, Authors, and All Things Literary Seattle’s new Youth Poet Laureate has no home — but she does have a book deal What a great local story about the power of the human spirit—and of the written word. The judges were unaware of Angel Gardner’s background and current living situation when they …

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Recent Articles on Books, Authors, and All Things Literary Middle Eastern Writers Find Refuge in the Dystopian Novel Because literature reflects the culture that produces it: Five years after the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and elsewhere, a bleak, apocalyptic strain of post-revolutionary literature has taken root in the region. Some writers are using …

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Recent articles on novels and novelists THE WILDS OF MONTANA MIGHT BE THE SCARIEST CHARACTER OF ALL Antonia Malchik writes of the role of setting in Karin Salvalaggio’s mystery novels: The northwest Montana brought to life in Karin Salvalaggio’s mystery novels has a great deal in common with Hansel and Gretel’s unkind world. Silent, pine-filled …

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Recent articles on books, authors, and all things literary Real, Realist, Realistic, and False This article drew my attention because of my interest in memoir. One perennial question about memoirs is how much of the content is true, and the related question, when, if ever, it’s permissible to make up things in memoir. But here …

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To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions Emotion is essential to learning, Dr. Immordino-Yang said, and should not be underestimated or misunderstood as a trend, or as merely the “E” in “SEL,” or social-emotional learning. Emotion is where learning begins, or, as is often the case, where it ends. Put simply, “It is literally neurobiologically …

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I’m trying out something different this week. I have three blogs: Notes in the Margin: about books, authors, reading, and all things literary Change of Perspective: about psychology, life stories, memoirs, and writing Retreading for Retirement: my personal blog about retirement, aging, and moving to a new city Because of these wide-ranging interests, I often …

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