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Informational Text: Recommended Books, Suggested Strategies

Ripley's-Scholastic

It’s all too easy to dismiss colorful, fun books of this sort, with their brief chunks of text and apparently oversized photos, as merely motivational in nature.

A Must-See Movie for Book Lovers Now on DVD

Steidl - Grass

On top of everything else that they do, libraries with collections of thoughtfully published art books are also, essentially, museums.

Guest Post by Miguel Rodriguez… How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Monster: Overcoming the Stigma of the Horror Genre

Gustave Doré illustrates Dante’s vision of Satan

It is important to remember that the stories I’ve mentioned were never really called “horror stories” because horror as a genre is essentially a ploy to make certain properties more marketable to a segment of the population.

Mighty, Mighty Mythology: The Living Evolution of Stories

Lightning Thief

Tarsem Singh, the director of “Immortals,” claims that his approach is very similar to Caravaggio and his Renaissance peers, who “put in what was hip to their time.”