Harriet Beecher Stowe Was Born On This Day

The first American novel to sell over a million copies. By calling attention to the issue of slavery, it has become a part of our country’s literary and historical heritage.

Stowe was an abolitionist and the author of the novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Upon meeting her, Abraham Lincoln allegedly remarked, “So you’re the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war.”

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Harriet Beecher Stowe: (June 14, 1811- July 1, 1896)

Born on this day Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
Born: May 22, 1859, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Died: July 7, 1930, Crowborough, United Kingdom.

E-Book versus Paperback

I found this interesting article on the future of ebooks and paper back. I believe it holds some truth, personally find the old fashioned method of reading suits me best, and conducive to my lifestyle. Waterstone’s founder Tim Waterstone says that the ebook revolution is over.
The Guardian reports that Waterstone, who founded the British bookstore chain in 1982, gave an impassioned speech about the future of books at Oxford Literary Festival. It’s in the interests of ebook publishers to perpetuate the notion that the paperback is dead: More information: Click Here and Click Here
A successful literary agent Louise Fury advises her authors to have one foot in traditional print and the other in digital. Click Here
Which would you think is the way of the future?


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