Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2017 Children’s Literature

Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2017 Children’s Literature

It’s recognition for this book that’s taken me I think about eight years of thinking obviously written other things in between about thirty years of thinking about it. It’s also for me being a migrant Australian it’s actually has been really important to me in these last two minutes to be recognised as an Australian […]

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Communicating Through Literature

Communicating Through Literature

If we want kids to love to read, we have to have a wide variety of books for them to choose from. Fear has to be fought because fear is what it’s all about. I think it’s fear of not wanting to talk about certain things with your children; it’s fear that if my child […]

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Trailer for Luzinterruptus “Literature vs. Traffic” event in Ann Arbor

Trailer for Luzinterruptus “Literature vs. Traffic” event in Ann Arbor

10,000 books illuminated by 20,000 LEDs. It’s going to be spectacular. On October 23rd Liberty Street will be covered with these books. It will take all day from morning until about 5 o’clock to pave Liberty Street between Maynard and State with books and then at dusk the whole road will just light up. It […]

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Hysterical Literature: Session Twelve: Fette (Official, en français, English subtitles)

Hysterical Literature: Session Twelve: Fette (Official, en français, English subtitles)

My name is Fette I will be reading from Thomas Bernhard’s The Loser More than anyone else Our Glenn Gould was capable of that kind of irrepressible laughter I thought And so, more than anyone else, he was to be taken most seriously Whoever is unable to laugh Doesn’t deserve to be taken seriously, I […]

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Crash Course Literature Preview

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and I’m back! Over the next ten weeks we’re going to read a bunch of books together. I got some of them right here. We’re going to read Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Lord of the Flies by William Golding (my least […]

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The importance of literature in education – Pablo Boullosa

The importance of literature in education – Pablo Boullosa

Curiosity is like a spring that pushes you to learn more things, to see beyond, further, not to settle. Curiosity was also persecuted as a vice. That’s why curiosity desperate parents. But it is very natural. It is a natural desire to know. And that natural desire is something we can not lose. We should […]

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My top 5 book recommendations for spiritual & personal awakening in 2020

My top 5 book recommendations for spiritual & personal awakening in 2020

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Letters About Literature Featuring Texas Author Nikki Loftin ( Texas Center for the Book)

Letters About Literature Featuring Texas Author Nikki Loftin ( Texas Center for the Book)

So one of the most fun parts about being an author is receiving letters from young readers when they come in email or in the mail. It’s so exciting for me. The letters about literature campaign is a perfect way for young readers who found a book that changed their life to reach out to […]

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