Quote of the Week | Stephen King

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Stephen King, an American writer of horror, is known by some as “The King of Horror.” His most popular works are IT, The Green Mile, and Misery.

“Making people believe the unbelievable is no trick; it’s work. … Belief and reader absorption come in the details: An overturned tricycle in the gutter of an abandoned neighborhood can stand for everything.” Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Stephen King”

Quote of the Week | Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston was born this month (January 7th). She was an African American writer whose most famous work was Their Eyes Were Watching God.


Her work is known for depicting the African American diaspora and the struggles of being an African American woman.

“If writers were too wise, perhaps no books would get written at all. It might be better to ask yourself ‘Why?’ afterward than before … There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you.”

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Quote of the Week | Avi

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This past month was author Avi’s birthday (December 23rd). He is most known for his work with children’s books.

“My mind has become somewhat like a book. What I mean by that is that when I look at the world, I see it as a story.”

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Quote of the Week | Cornelia Funke

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Cornelia Funke, known for her novels like The Thief Lord, and Inkheart celebrates her birthday this past month (December 10th).

Funke was born in Germany but currently lives in California.

“I will try to write books until I drop dead.”

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Around Town | Brad Meltzer

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Barnes and Noble in Union Square is having an event for the publication of The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington. Brad Meltzer, the author of the book, will be at the Barnes and Noble location on January 8th at 7 PM.

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