Alert, ‘Jurassic Park’ Fans! These 5 Books Prove That Life Uh Finds a Way

Alert, ‘Jurassic Park’ Fans! These 5 Books Prove That Life Uh Finds a Way

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25 years later, the line “spared no expense” still frequents family dinners at my kitchen table. If my sister and I watch our chihuahua Lucy walk by, one of us (me) usually looks at the other and says, “They move in herds, they do move in herds.” All right fine, so maybe you don’t do that…but if you grew up playing with plastic dinosaurs of every species and watching Jurassic Park on the couch with your family, then you know it may be the best adaptation of all time. Many consider it better than Michael Crichton’s original novel.   This year …

Alert, 'Jurassic Park' Fans! These 5 Books Prove That Life Uh Finds a Way

Alert, 'Jurassic Park' Fans! These 5 Books Prove That Life Uh Finds a Way

Book Culture

25 years later, the line “spared no expense” still frequents family dinners at my kitchen table. If my sister and I watch our chihuahua Lucy walk by, one of us (me) usually looks at the other and says, “They move in herds, they do move in herds.” All right fine, so maybe you don’t do that…but if you grew up playing with plastic dinosaurs of every species and watching Jurassic Park on the couch with your family, then you know it may be the best adaptation of all time. Many consider it better than Michael Crichton’s original novel.   This year …

5 Short Mysteries That You Need to Solve

5 Short Mysteries That You Need to Solve

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There’s nothing better than a good old yarn. A good old-fashioned yarn. The issue is they can take forever. It’s especially painful when you can see the ending coming. There’s nothing more pointless than reading a mystery that you know how to solve.   This list will hopefully put a stop to these mystery woes. Here are some yarns that’ll engage you but end before they overstay their welcome.   1. ‘Sredni Vashtar’ by Saki   ‘Sredni Vashtar’ tells the tale of a sickly little boy, Conradin, who concocts a theology around a god named Sredni Vashtar. Sredni Vashtar is a …

These 7 Writers Started With Very Different Careers

These 7 Writers Started With Very Different Careers

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Some of the greatest books ever written were written by accountants. Or lawyers, or construction works. The decisions you make as a little tyke don’t necessarily have to dictate who you’ll always be. Here are some of our favorite writers who did not always think they’d end up as writers, including debut novelists Isabelle Ronin and Leah Weiss!    1. Kurt Vonnegut owned a car dealership   Image Via Digital Dealer   Before his groundbreaking novel Slaughterhouse-Five, Vonnegut had a tough time supporting his family. He worked as a journalist for Sports Illustrated, and a PR exec for General Electric. Probably most …