The Best and Worst of Celebrity Memoirs
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The Best and Worst of Celebrity Memoirs

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. In the last decade, there has been an explosion of celebrities writing memoirs and autobiographies. Within this celebrity genre, comedians and comedic actors and actresses are some of the most published. This … Continue reading

The Nobel Prize in Literature: also known as ‘The White Guy Awards’
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The Nobel Prize in Literature: also known as ‘The White Guy Awards’

Articles have been swirling around the internet about Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in literature. People say he transcends music and literature, others say the award was a joke. If you ask me, Dylan is a musician. Not a writer. And this comes from someone who has a bachelor of music in classical singing and a … Continue reading

The Man Booker Prize: should we worry about diversity in literary prizes?
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The Man Booker Prize: should we worry about diversity in literary prizes?

The Man Booker Prize started in 1969. It is a literary prize open to citizens of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, and the Republic of Ireland. Since 2005, The Man Booker Prize opened up an international category that would include works from around the world published in English. The United Kingdom consists of Britain, Scotland, … Continue reading