The Dan Brown code – very poorly written prose

Language Log: The Dan Brown code I don’t think I’d want to say these things about a first-time novelist, it would seem a cruel blow to a budding career. But Dan Brown is all over the best-seller lists now. In paperback and hardback, and in many languages, he is a phenomenon. He is up there […]

Self Help Guide to Help Coping with Parental Breakup Written by 9 Year Old

From The Telegraph A schoolgirl who was nine years old when she wrote a self-help guide to cope with her parents’ break-up has secured a publishing deal, her mother has said. Libby Rees, now 10, wrote the 60-page book entitled Help, Hope and Happiness, outlining the strategies she used to cope when her mother and […]