Category: Literary Fiction

15 ‘Little Women’ Quotes to Celebrate Family This Thanksgiving

To celebrate this Thanksgiving - one which may be a little different this year- we thought we'd share some grounding quotes from Alcott's most popular novel that highlight what Thanksgiving should be about: the importance of family and love.

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Can Beer Save a Salt Lake City Bookstore?

As the pandemic has been pushing independent bookstores to the brink of their wits and resources, book shop owners around the world have been coming up with some creative ideas to keep afloat, and one Utah bookstore hopes to keep their book sales flowing by keeping the beer flowing as well. Ken Sanders, owner of Ken Sanders Rare Books, is teaming up with another Salt Lake City independent store, the Fisher Brewery to produce a line of beer based on Edward Abbey's book, The Monkey Wrench Gang.

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This New Novel Explores America’s Fraught History Of Immigration With Cuba

Imagine a world in which your home has been ravaged by warfare and rioting, and all sense of freedom seems lost but for a faint glimmer of hope on the sunlit waves of the ocean. Cunningham's new novel, The Last Raft, details the tensions of the massive exodus in which 100,000 Cubans emigrated to the United States by way of make-shift rafts- with 50,000 being detained in a makeshift tent city in Miami- where mounting civil unrest was caused by America’s political divide on how to hinder Fidel Castro’s regime.

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Douglas Stuart Wins 2020 Booker Prize for Novel, ‘Shuggie Bain’

Douglas Stuart is the proud recipient of the 2020 Booker Prize for his national best-selling novel, Shuggie Bain, which details the life of a young boy growing up amidst poverty and addiction in 1980's Glasgow, Scotland.

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