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Little Brown Book Group Extract

Extracts from Little, Brown Book Group publications.

Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón

The Conditional Say tomorrow doesn’t come. Say the moon becomes an icy pit. Say the sweet-gum tree is petrified. Say the sun’s a foul black tire fire. Say the owl’s eyes are pinpricks. Say the […]

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Blue Horses​ by Mary Oliver

FRANZ MARC’S BLUE HORSES​   I step into the painting of the four blue horses. I am not even surprised that I can do this. One of the horses walks towards me. His blue nose […]

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Magical Negro​ by Morgan Parker

The High Priestess of Soul’s Sunday Morning Visit to the Wall of Respect​   The Impressionism wing strikes me as too dainty for my mood, except for one oil painting by Gustave Caillebotte, Calf’s head […]

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The Heavy playlist by Dan Franklin

This playlist is a sonic journey through Heavy: How Metal Changes the Way We See the World. It follows the narrative pathway of the book, but I’ve been disciplined and limited it to one song […]

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An extract from Hidden Riches by Nora Roberts

    Hidden Riches by Nora Roberts   Prologue    He didn’t want to be there. No, he hated being trapped in the elegant old house, prodded and pinched by restless ghosts. It was no […]

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Read an extract from The Coming of the Wolf by Elizabeth Chadwick

   1 Manor of Ashdyke, Welsh Marches, August 1069   Lying in bed, Christen listened to the birdsong. The rippling sequence of a thrush, two blackbirds in competitive harmony, the bold chirping of sparrows, and […]

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