I Heart Donna Tartt: 10 Facts About Mysterious Author of 'The Goldfinch'

I Heart Donna Tartt: 10 Facts About Mysterious Author of 'The Goldfinch'

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Donna Tartt has written three books in her thirty-year writing career—each intricate, fascinating, and hugely different from one another. She broke out in 1992 with her debut The Secret History, a tale of ritual, murder, and intrigue among an insular, intense group of college students at a small college in Vermont. She followed this almost a decade later with The Little Friend, a divisive tale of childhood and revenge which asked more questions than it answered. Her third novel, The Goldfinch, won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature, and is now being adapted for the big screen. Tartt is without question one of my …

Sit, Beg…Read? Audible Teams Up With Dog Whisperer To Bring Literature To Pups

Sit, Beg…Read? Audible Teams Up With Dog Whisperer To Bring Literature To Pups

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Your dog is your best friend, plain and simple. You walk together, eat together, and share each other’s highs and lows through games of fetch and slobbery embraces. But despite your unbreakable connection, you couldn’t find a way to share your love of books with invariably illiterate Fido—until now.   Audible, the Amazon-affiliated company responsible for the recent resurgence of audiobook popularity, has announced that it is partnering with canine aficionado Cesar Millan to create an audiobook service tailored to dogs. Millan, a professional dog trainer known for his dog-training TV series ‘The Dog Whisperer’, will work with Audible to …