"The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt tells the story of Theodore Decker whose mother dies in a terrorist attack on the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Theodore's mother is explaining to him how much she loves the Carel... More »

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Book-club questions about Donna Tartt's award-winning 2013 novel "The Goldfinch" are available at websites such as Pamela Says (CreatingThePerfectExperience.com) and LitLovers.com, which specialize in publishing book-clu... More »

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Many scholars have recorded a list of about 170 known pharaohs, although The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York puts the list at slightly more than 190. According to that list, the first pharaoh was Zanakht who ruled... More »

Some museums located atop New York City rankings by publications such as Gothamist and TimeOut are the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the American Museum of Natural History, the Guggenheim Museum a... More »

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A plot synopsis is a summary of the overall plot of a novel or story. A plot synopsis is usually written after a story is finished, and it is often used when submitting a manuscript to a publisher or agent. More »

"The Amigo Brothers," by Piri Thomas, is a story for middle-school readers about two 17-year-old best friends who are both trying to qualify for the Golden Gloves Championship Tournament. The story centers on a neighborh... More »

"The House of Riverton: A Novel" tells the story of Grace Bradley, a 98-year-old woman who was formerly a housemaid at Riverton Manner in the 1920s. Grace is visited by a young director who is making a film about the sui... More »

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