Everybody Wants More than Just One Thing It is standard advice to state that the main character or characters should want something. That it is wanting — desire — that motivates characters to act and action that creates the […]
Girl Talk I think of poetry as a boys’ club. Do female poets have to learn to write in a “masculine” style to gain any praise for their poems?
— Sarah, Malden, Massachusetts
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“In this house all the walls have my mouth” This is one weird book — but in a good way. In fact, in a wonderful way. The author, José Eduardo Agualusa, a much-praised Angolan writer, has published 24 books of short and long fiction […]