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Patricia Cornwell: she was awarded $50 million against a financial management company she had hired to look after her money

Novelist Patricia Cornwell, first lady of crime fiction, is armed and dangerous

Patricia Cornwell: she was awarded $50 million against a financial management company she had hired to look after her money

Aloe vera soap is anti-infective, anti-inflammatory and soothing on cuts and burns—and very easy to make with this herbal soap recipe.

How to Make Herbal Soap: Aloe Vera Soap - Natural Health

Aloe vera soap is anti-infective, anti-inflammatory and soothing on cuts and burns—and very easy to make with this herbal soap recipe.

What's in Fast Food Chicken? (Hint: It’s NOT Chicken) "Now add a heaping spoonful of tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), which is a chemical preservative and a form of butane (AKA lighter fluid). One gram of TBHQ can cause “nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears, delirium, a sense of suffocation, and collapse," according to A Consumer’s Dictionary of Food Additives. Five grams of TBHQ can kill you."

Harmful Chicken Nugget Ingredients You Should Know

What's in Fast Food Chicken? (Hint: It’s NOT Chicken) "Now add a heaping spoonful of tertiary butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), which is a chemical preservative and a form of butane (AKA lighter fluid). One gram of TBHQ can cause “nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears, delirium, a sense of suffocation, and collapse," according to A Consumer’s Dictionary of Food Additives. Five grams of TBHQ can kill you."

Irving Stone vs. William Jennings Bryan: | The 25 Smartest Comebacks Of All Time

Irving Stone vs. William Jennings Bryan: | The 25 Smartest Comebacks Of All Time

Daphne du Maurier - Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. What an opening line.

Daphne du Maurier - Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. What an opening line.

Simon Winchester. My favorite nonfiction writer. He writes wonderfully about geology, travel and history.

Simon Winchester. My favorite nonfiction writer. He writes wonderfully about geology, travel and history.

Eve Bunting (born Dec 19, 1928 in Maghera, Ireland) emigrated with her family in 1958 to California, and became a naturalized citizen in 1969. That same year, she began her writing career, and in 1972, her first book was published. Bunting has written over 150 books in various genres such as children's books, contemporary, historic and realistic fiction, poetry, nonfiction and humor.

Eve Bunting (born Dec 19, 1928 in Maghera, Ireland) emigrated with her family in 1958 to California, and became a naturalized citizen in 1969. That same year, she began her writing career, and in 1972, her first book was published. Bunting has written over 150 books in various genres such as children's books, contemporary, historic and realistic fiction, poetry, nonfiction and humor.

Joyce Carol Oates (June 16, 1938) has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, two O. Henry Awards, and the National Humanities Medal. Her novels Black Water, What I Lived For, Blonde, and short story collections The Wheel of Love and Other Stories and Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories were each nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Oates has taught at Princeton University since 1978. (Wikipedia)

Joyce Carol Oates (June 16, 1938) has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, two O. Henry Awards, and the National Humanities Medal. Her novels Black Water, What I Lived For, Blonde, and short story collections The Wheel of Love and Other Stories and Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories were each nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Oates has taught at Princeton University since 1978. (Wikipedia)

Lorraine Hansberry (May 19, 1930 - January 12, 1965) attended the University of Wisconsin for two years and then studied painting in Chicago and Mexico. Hansberry wrote her first play, A Raisin in the Sun, in 1959. The production won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and in 1961, the film version, starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee, received a special award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Lorraine Hansberry (May 19, 1930 - January 12, 1965) attended the University of Wisconsin for two years and then studied painting in Chicago and Mexico. Hansberry wrote her first play, A Raisin in the Sun, in 1959. The production won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, and in 1961, the film version, starring Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee, received a special award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Best-selling US author Tom Clancy died at the age of 66, on October 1st, 2013.

Spy novelist Tom Clancy dies aged 66

Best-selling US author Tom Clancy died at the age of 66, on October 1st, 2013.

Literary Feuds: Ernest Hemingway vs. William Faulkner    Faulkner said of Hemingway: “He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.”    Hemingway replied: “Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?”

Literary Feuds: Ernest Hemingway vs. William Faulkner Faulkner said of Hemingway: “He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.” Hemingway replied: “Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?”

William Makepeace Thackeray (/ˈθækəri/; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.

William Makepeace Thackeray (/ˈθækəri/; 18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.