Part Two I was aware of a presence as I awoke. A comforting atmosphere that reminded me of my mother. The smell of soap and water. Freshly laundered cotton. I was far too comfortable to be in my bunk at the dorm. I opened my eyes slowly, not wanting the illusion to disappear. My eyes … More Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt2 by Michelle Foster
How Soon is Now? ‘…the essential significance of a pea is not, that I know, greatly affected by the fact that it lies in a row of similar peas. But each swing of the pendulum owes the extent of its movement to the previous swing.’ John William Dunne, An Experiment with Time … More Short Fiction: How Soon Is Now? Pt 1 by Michelle Foster
11 Charts That Accurately Sum Up Being A Book Nerd by Farrah Penn via Buzzfeed http://www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/charts-that-perfectly-sum-up-being-a-book-nerd#.waY7eEE7w
John William Dunne (1875-1949) was an Irish engineer and airplane designer who, in 1927, posited a theory that dreams are precognitive. This theory came of personal study and of gathering of accounts from others. He published his findings in An Experiment in Time (1927). https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/352047.An_Experiment_with_Time https://dunnefuture.wordpress.com/ Dunne and his influence are the subjects of a … More J.W. Dunne: dreaming the future
Feminist club sparks conversation about everyday sexism in Nigeria by WITW STAFF Via Women in the World A book club in the Nigerian capital of Abuja recently sparked an international conversation about the sexism women face every day in Nigeria. http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2015/07/05/feminist-club-sparks-conversation-about-everyday-sexism-in-nigeria/
7 Stories Stephen King Refuses to Publish by Jake Rossen via Mental Floss 1. The Aftermath King completed his first novel at just 16 years old, and at 50,000 words, it’s just a fraction of some of the doorstoppers he would later publish. In a post-nuclear war landscape, a young man attempts to sabotage the … More 7 Stories Stephen King Refuses to Publish
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I inhale books. Not literally, that would be stupid and probably fatal. Last year, I went through a period where I would dither about with one book for ages, despite it not being particularly enthralling but still, I was determined to finish it out of stubbornness. That was a bad move. It slowed down my … More MW’s Night Stand
The Wall Street Journal has made the first chapter of Harper’s Lee’s long awaited follow up to ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ available to read four days before the book is released. Click the cover to read and enjoy.