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Paul La Farge, the author who won critical acclaim for novels including Haussmann, or the Distinction and The Night Ocean, has died of cancer at 52, the New York Times reports. La Farge, a native of New York City, was educated at Yale University, and taught writing at Bard College,...
'Nostalgic' classics, or edgy contemporary texts? What books are kids reading in Australian schools – and does it matter?
Debates about what books students should be reading in high school reach a crescendo at the start of each school year. As parents make their way through school text lists, collecting books for their teen’s year ahead, they inevitably draw comparisons between their own school reading and the literature selected for their children by teachers, schools and mandated curriculum. Some are astounded their teens are still reading the same books they read at school. Everyone has an opinion One father of a Year 9 daughter wondered on Twitter last week, at the start of the 2023 school year, why she was...
Love is definitely in the air for a single mother and a military bachelor; a mentally ill woman and a psychiatrist; and a resort employee and an entrepreneur. They will all navigate personal and relationship issues without the help of a clever psychic or a cruise ship captain and his affable crew. These smitten couples star in romances recently reviewed by Kirkus Indie.