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Authors Who Died in March

Authors Who Died in March Discover information about authors who died in March   1 March 2017 – Paula Fox, author of ‘One-Eyed Cat‘ was born in New York City, New York, USA on 22nd April 1923. She...

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Oscar Winners 2016

Oscar Winners – 88th Academy Award – 28th February 2016   The 88th Academy Awards took place last night, 28th February 2016. This years winners included many films adapted from books, showing how impressive adaptations can be. Some...

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BAFTA Winners 2016

69th BAFTAs – Winners 2016 – 15th February 2016   Once again the BAFTAs winners were dominated by films adapted from books. It just goes to show how impressive adaptations can be.   The Revenant Best Cinematography Best...

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Authors Who Died In February

Authors Who Died In February Discover information about authors who died in February.   –1st– 1851 – Mary Shelley, author of ‘Frankenstein‘ was born in Somers Town, London, UK on 30th August 1797. She died aged 53 in...

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Authors Who Died in January

Authors who died in January Discover information about authors who died in January.   –1st– 2019 – Judy Turner (writing as Katie Flynn & Judith Saxton), author of ‘Christmas at Tuppenny Corner‘ was born in Norwich, Norfolk, UK...

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Fun Fact Friday – 16th October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 16th October 2015 The Largest library in the World The Library of Congress, in Washington D.C, USA, is the largest library in the world. The library has so many items that it has to...

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Fun Fact Friday – 9th October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 9th October 2015 Vandal Dymocks book store, Alice Springs, Australia, thought they had a vandal on the loose, back in August 2007, when a man was seen to enter the store, write in numerous...

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Fun Fact Friday – 2nd October 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 2nd October 2015 Incomplete Novels Mark Twain, (Samuel Langhorne Clemens), is one of America’s most famous authors. His 1876 novel ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’, is today still regarded as one of the most...