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      Renaissance woman Eleanor Nicholson—author, Ignatius Critical Editions contributor, educator, serial funny video maker—sheds light on why you or a student you know should read the classic novel Jane Eyre. Even if you hated it the first time. Maybe especially if you hated it the first time.

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    Half-Priced Novels

    November 18, 2017 11:59 am Leave a Comment

    Just use the discount code NOVELS17 at ignatius.com for the next week (until November 26, 2017). These are all great titles. Remember, you only have until November 26, 2017 to get 50% off by using the code NOVELS17 at checkout!

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  3. Clemens Cavallin, himself an artist and author who has written a biography of Michael D. O’Brien titled On the Edge of Infinity, recorded an interview with the novelist at his home. In the video, Michael O’Brien talks about his latest novel, The Fool of New York City. Watch the video… Read more »

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  4. The recently released new edition of G.K. Chesterton’s The Flying Inn has been garnering stellar reviews! In Catholic World Report, Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin writes that Chesterton’s gleeful exaggeration satirizes the many-headed Hydra of modernity. Abstract modern art is “bad wall-paper; the sort of wall-paper that gives a sick man… Read more »

    Tags: book reviews G.K. Chesterton the flying inn

  5. We recently ran across this fun video starring editor and educator Eleanor Nicholson, a preview for her course on Dracula for Homeschool Connections, which is an online course supplement for homeschooling families. Watch her intro below–it’s engaging, witty, and worthwhile, whether you’re lining up your literature offerings this Fall or… Read more »

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    Read the first chapter of the novel The Sleeping Witness by Fiorella De Maria. If you like what you’re reading, visit the novel’s page to learn more or order! Father Gabriel never felt the slow encroachment of middle age more painfully than on an evening such as this. It was… Read more »

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    In Catholic World Report, writer K.V. Turley has been doing the great service of interviewing a wide range of Catholic writers and artists. So far, he has spoken with a number of authors including Catholic novelists Michael D. O’Brien and Fiorella De Maria. Here is a complete list of the… Read more »

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    For those who love classic mystery tales, the latest novel by Fiorella De Maria really seems to have struck a chord. In Catholic World Report, Dr. Kelly Scott Franklin says: Thus it is with joy that we welcome a newcomer to the pantheon of literary detectives. In a line of… Read more »

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    The 2016 Aquinas Award for Fiction will be given to Michael D. O’Brien for his novel Elijah in Jerusalem at Aquinas College’s Second Annual Tolkien & Lewis Celebration in Nashville, Tennessee. Joseph Pearce, the acclaimed literary biographer and director of the Center for Faith and Culture, will present the award… Read more »

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  10. Robert Ovies’ first novel, The Rising, was acclaimed by readers as the sort of fast-paced thriller that grabs you from the first page and doesn’t let go until you’ve reached the back cover. His new novel, Barely a Crime, (read the first chapter here) is another spiritual thriller with even… Read more »

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