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Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

Beyond the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

…In every phone call during the time they were apart she had reminded him of this, of her inability to stop daydreaming about the day she would leave Limbe and … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The World According to Star Wars by Cass R. Sunstein

The human race can be divided into three kinds of people: those who love Star Wars, those who like Star Wars, and those who neither live nor like Star Wars….If … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth

The reason I remember Lisa Genova’s Still Alice is because it was the first book on Alzheimer’s that I had read and because I had cried through the book. Sally Hepworth’s The … Continue reading

October 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Unsafe Haven by Nada Awar Jarrar

“In the past five years, the Arab world has swelled and raged as dictators have fallen and people in their hundreds of thousands have been killed and millions of others displaced. … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ms. Murphy’s Makeover by Jacqueline Goldstein; reviewed by Judith Abelove Shemtob

The school year starts for children, teachers, parents, administrators, state department, police, and even tutors! In my second year of retirement after 28 years of teaching in the Scarsdale Schools, … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · 3 Comments

The Good Book Corner Diaries- Preeti Reddy

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Good Book Corner Diaries- Goolbai Gunasekara

Hailing from a family of distinguished educationists Goolbai Gunasekara is the product of an erudite home in which humour, wit and a clever turn of phrase, was encouraged by Dr. … Continue reading

September 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Good Book Corner Diaries- Angad Singh

Angad Singh is an internationally published defence journalist and aviation photographer. He is based in New Delhi, as assistant editor at the Vayu Aerospace and Defence Review. 1. Three books … Continue reading

September 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Good Book Corner Diaries- Dominic Sansoni

Dominic Sansoni is a photographer born (in 1956) and brought up in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He received his education at the St Peter’s College, Colombo and West Surrey College of … Continue reading

September 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Good Book Corner Diaries- Artika Bakshi

Artika co-manages She comes from a family of lawyers and has a master’s degree in International Banking & Finance. Currently based in Sri Lanka, she teaches Commerce and History … Continue reading

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment