There was this book I saw in a library, which was by a French cartoonist who lived in Japan for awhile; it was full of wordless cartoons about the Japanese way of life. What is the name of this book? […]
compare the flood in The Epic of Gilgamesh with the flood story in Genesis. 1. what might account for the similarities and the differences in the two accounts? 2. there are other details in both texts that are remarkably similar. […]
I'm looking for the title of a story Richard Scarry wrote, which I read over 20 years ago. It is about a bear, living happily on his own, until a lady bear moves to town (a teacher or librarian) and […]
I am interested in finding out how many copies of the best-selling book, "The Bible Code" by author Michael Drosnin were sold worldwide. The book was published by Simon & Schuster in the U.S. in May, 1997, and was published […]
looking for a good site/book list on African American poetry/lyrics on the theme of resistance to slavery in U.S. Also, can you find a place to buy the CD of these lyrics?
I need to know the source of the ff. quotation: How light he vaulted up four pair of stairs In the brave days when we were twenty-one!
According to Frank Luther Mott's "A History of American Magazines", the conventional spelling for "Harper's Bazar" was substituted beginning in 1929 by Charles Hansen Towne (he became editor in 1926). June Howard, in "Publishing the Family" (Duke UP 2001) noted […]
Where can I get a Chinese version of " Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Cornad? Request for Question Clarification bydavebug-ga I'm still searching, but thought I would ask for a clarification first. Cantonese or Mandarin? Also, is there an upper […]
Ernest Hemingway's longest sentence (424 words beginning page 148) from "The Green Hills of Africa" is considered to be one of the best written sentences in literature. Is his famous sentence the longest in recent recorded literature(history) or is there […]
What is the complete irreverent limerick about the Borgia family that ends with the line "….her father, the Pope."