Can the library get a larger section of LGBT fiction? You have very little… [3574C]
[written in answer space: Erotic Fiction?]
Sorry to be the one to break it to you, Secret Scribbler, but LGBT fiction and Erotic fiction are not synonymous.
One of the Libraries’ missions is to build collections that support the University’s [...]
What should I read to impress an English major (male)? [3572B]
Good gracious! Why would you want to do that? Because if you impress him, you might marry him after graduation. He’d hang around the fringes of academia until he became a librarian, inevitably committing the two of you to a life of penury. But [...]
Why is the Great Gatsby such a good book? How about Catch 22? I’m not even an English major and I think they’re great. [3557C]
One doesn’t need to major in English to appreciate great works of literature. One mark of great writing is its impact on future writers. Another is the work’s ability to [...]
did sydey lanier stay in georgia
No, Sidney Lanier spent the later part of his life in Baltimore, Maryland. He died from tuberculosis among relatives in North Carolina and was buried in Baltimore.
AP, I turn to you in a time of need, I cannot sleep, I cannot stop thinking about the prophecy! I beg of you, what will happen to Harry Potter???
ANSWER PERSON RESPONDS: Although AP of course knew the answer even before publication, I couldn’t have told you. There will always be people who haven’t [...]
In what year will Quidditch enter the Olympics? Will Harry Potter still be limber enough to compete? If I were to begin my own training now for this eventuality, what techniques would you recommend? [3346A]
In the same year that fantasy football is accepted. Harry Potter will probably be a little over the hill to [...]
where did the following line come from? if it doesn’t exist and i made it up, where is one kinda like it?
“compass pointing to nothing save starry passion”
ANSWER PERSON RESPONDS: In a letter to Charles Sampas, dated December 27, 1949, Jack Kerouac stated that Lowell, Massachusetts (his hometown), “like Winesburg Ohio or Asheville [...]
Can you please describe the feeding + mating patterns of a heffalump? [3340A]
Heffalumps exist in the world of Winnie the Pooh, so there simply isn’t any mating. They seem to eat honey. Just an aside: in Paul Theroux’s book Riding the Iron Rooster, he refers to Mao’s final senile period as his heffalump phase, [...]
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