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Grading Policy

The HOT Link

Best Selling Books in Great Neck
according to

Great Book Lists

New York Times Books
The New York Review of Books
The Modern Library's Books of the Century

100 Best Non-fiction Books
National Review's Best Non-fiction books of the Century
CounterPunch's Top 100 Non-fiction Books
Banned Books Online
Most Frequently Banned Books
Need a Good Book?

Writing Contests

Many of the contests listed below are free although some may require a small entry fee. Please write me if you know of any other writing contests that could be listed here. Enter at your own risk...

The New York Times Writing and Photography Contest
Bennington College Fiction, Drama, & Poetry Contests 
go to 'News & Events' for details

Byline Magazine 
Dad's Lemonade Stand essay contest

Mail Call Journal's Twice Annual History Poetry Contest
Science Fiction/Fantasy Short Story Contest
Letters About Literature

The Writing Conference
Young Poets

Arts & Culture

The 92nd Street Y!  
Metropolitan Museum of Art
MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art 
Voice of the Shuttle - EVERYTHING Humanities

Poetry & Prose

Academy of American Poets - discover a new poet or find an old favorite
The Bartleby Project - On line texts from Dickinson, Eliot, Frost, Fitzgerald, Stein, Wilde, Whitman, Yeats, and more...
Favorite Poem Project  
Poetry of Robert Frost  
The Peoples Poetry Gathering - great links to other poetry sites
Poetry Daily
Poetry Magazine

The Poetry Project

Walt Whitman: Poetry Index


College Rankings - this site will get you to various organizations that, without endorsement, rank colleges and their undergraduate, graduate, business, law, and international programs.
Great Neck School District
SAT Question of the Day
U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Useful Research Links

Information Please - an almanac reference including biographies, dictionary, and online encyclopedia databases
WWWebster Dictionary

Search Engines

ixquick - a search engine that searches other search engines for you


Shakespeare's Plays Online
Internet Shakespeare Editions

The Shakespeare Phrase Finder
Shakespeare's Globe Theater
Shakespearean Insulter
- no one insults like the Bard... 
Shakespeare & the Internet
The Shakespeare Online Page
Shakespeare Reviews


But Not Least...

The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal - Editorials