News from Virginia: It was late on a Saturday night, and Elena DeRosa and her husband were watching TV in their southwest Roanoke County home. Suddenly their dog was going nuts. Seconds later the doorbell rang, and there was loud pounding on their front door — boom, boom, boom. Because nobody they know ever uses […]
The final season of The Vampire Diaries is set to premiere tomorrow night and Julie Plec and the cast of the show reveal what is to be expected in the CW series’ final season. In an interview with TV Line, Plec revealed that Elena (Nina Dobrev) has a very big impact on how the individual... Show More Summary
The Vampire Diaries Season 8 premieres tomorrow on The CW network. There has been conflicting information regarding Nina Dobrev’s return to TVD. Many fans want to know if Elena Gilbert will wake up or not, especially with the show entering its final season. Show More Summary
If you're a Vampire Diaries fan, you've probably been going crazy wondering what the epic final season has in store for you. Will Elena return? Will Stefan and Damon live on? TVGuide recently sat the cast of TVD down to play "5 Lies and a Truth," in which the gang picked six different spoilers for season 8 to talk about. Show More Summary
Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) is currently in a deep slumber somewhere in the world of The Vampire Diaries, and Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) is waiting out the return of his one true love by...
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Elena Ferrante's kid's book, The Beach at Night -- one of two Ferrante books coming out shortly that broaden the range of her available-in-English work (the other beingShow More Summary
The Vampire Diaries Season 8 premieres in just a few days on The CW network. To build up even more anticipation for the final season, Paul Wesley revealed some small spoilers. It turns out that there are going to be some rocky “Steroline” moments. Show More Summary
The Folio Society has been rolling out gorgeous new editions of Austen’s novels with great introductions (including Elena Ferrante writing about Sense and Sensibility). This year, they’re offering a new edition of PErusasion with stunning illustrations by Deanna Staffo and an introduction by Siri Husvedt.‘ “I first read Persuasion when I was twenty. I have read […]
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg saw operas with him. Justice Elena Kagan went hunting with him. Justice Stephen Breyer traded playful barbs with him. But one liberal justice never fully succumbed to Antonin Scalia’s charm: Sonia Sotomayor. Show More Summary
Adriana Hahn has been on the women’s basketball radar for a long time. WNBA superstar Elena Delle Donne met Hahn when she was just 10 years old and knew back then that she was going to be a star. In high school, Hahn was the Gatorade player of the year for the state of Delaware three years in a row. […]
No women won the Nobel Prize, on women's privacy and how Elena Ferrante got doxxed, how witches are a way to write about women's power, lesbian YA covers through the years and more. The post Lez Liberty Lit: Why Have Privacy When You Can Have Rage appeared first on Autostraddle.
Complete with curse words — added by her English translator — Ferrante’s picture book tells the story of a lost doll’s utterly terrifying night at the beach.
Wondering what animal might have the most in common with a jet engine? Prepare to be surprised. Elena Mahrt, author of a study published Monday in Current Biology, says mice sing ultrasonic songs using a method "never found before in any animal," according to a press release. It has, however,...
Here’s a first-look image (see above) of Jane Fonda’s raven-haired Shuriki, the evil sorceress of Disney Channel’s upcoming Elena and the Secret of Avalor. The TV movie premieres Sunday November 20, 7 PM, as a simulcast on Disney Channel...Show More Summary
Fix You - Coldplay (Parody) 4:23 Starring: Elena Gabrielle & Rachman Blake Shot & Edited by Nick Scholey Sound by Lachlan Bryce Thanks to Neil Numb and Dharmander Singh at Cosmic Comedy Berlin & Live in Berlin Submitted by: Elena Gabrielle Regular Keywords:...Show More Summary
"Obscurity rids the mind of the irk of envy and spite; [it] sets running in the veins the free waters of generosity and magnanimity; and allows giving and taking without thanks offered or praise given."
In “Frantumaglia,” a collection of essays, letters and interviews, she undermines her declaration that her work is “self-sufficient” and that she should be anonymous.
On the cover of Elena Ferrante’s highly anticipated upcoming book Frantumaglia, which translates to “self-portrait,” a young woman crouches beneath the window of a dilapidated house, her body cloaked in shards of wallpaper, peeled off...Show More Summary
“In the United States and Britain, the investigation into Ms. Ferrante’s true identity has been viewed by a vocal contingent through the lens of gender. Critics have accused the journalist who conducted it and the publications where his findings appeared of sexism. But in continental Europe, the criticisms have focused on invasion of privacy issues.”