Category: In Memoriam

7 Ghostly Books of Christmas Past: Stories to Read if You Love ‘A Christmas Carol’

On this day, 177 years ago, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was published, and his ghostly Christmas story quickly gained popularity and acclaim. Today, this yuletide tale is a holiday classic and one of the staples of the season. In honor of this publishing date anniversary, as well as this upcoming holiday, we’ve gathered a list of similar ghostly Christmas tales (both novels and short story collections) to balance your cheerful season with some creepy vibes!

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Author and Former Intelligence Officer, John le Carré, Remembered

John le Carré (the pseudonym for David Cornwell) was believed by many to be the master of the spy novel. Best known for his novels, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, le Carré is remembered for his great character and as "a literary giant and a humanitarian spirit," among the literary community.

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5 Books That Capture The Immigrant Experience

This list of five books- comprised of novels, nonfiction, and children's stories- explores the immigrant experience from multiple perspectives and points all over the world. Pick up one of these enlightening reads and enjoy an entertaining while educating adventure!

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The 15 Best Quotes From The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Fifteen years ago today, the movie adaptation for C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe came out in theaters. In celebration for the fantasy film's fifteenth anniversary, here is a list of its fifteen best quotes!

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