Harold MacGrath (September 4, 1871 - October 30, 1932) was a bestselling American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.
Also known occasionally as Harold McGrath, he was born in Syracuse, New York. [more][Less]
In 2015 the wave of migrants steadily crossing the Mediterranean to Europe hit the headlines as many of the craft carrying people sank with great loss of life.
This is the story of one little family, and in particular Hadi, aged seven. [more][Less]
Henry James, OM (15 April 1843 – 28 February 1916) was an American writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. [more][Less]
Ahmed once asked “What is the significance of the red carpet? Why do only some people get it?" “Some say it is a sign of merit,” said his father, “but in Sardinia they lay it in the streets at New Year to stop the bottles of champagne breaking. Others say it is to keep the shoes of the famous clean, so they are not in the gutter like us. But even others say the red carpet symbolises the blood they have spilt to gain fame, or in the case of women, the lipstick they have used to allure men.” [more][Less]