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Throughout recorded history, from the first assembling of glyphs and letters to modern-day philosophical treatises, humans have used writing to express their thoughts on life, themselves, the world around them, and what they truly believe. With this in mind, books can be simple, easy, and digestible…
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All through history, there have been startling accounts of people foreseeing the future, accounts that unnervingly hit or miss the mark. From Nostradamus predicting the Great Fire of London in 1666 (totally happened, according to some) to the Mayans prophesizing the Earth’s end in 2012 (er, not so…
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“Many fine books have been written in prison,” said Raoul Duke, in Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And it’s true. Ghandi, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, the Marquis De Sade, and O. Henry all turned their sentences into, well, sentences. But those guys were writers to begin with.…
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Famous authors are a constant source of fascination and intrigue. They open their minds to the public by creating characters and worlds that we take into our hearts, which makes us feel as though we know them. Meanwhile, the authors themselves remain distant and closed figures. When we try to…
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