Word of the Day – Digladiation

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Digladation (noun) dig-lad-ay-shun (archaic) fighting with swords or hand-to-hand. From Latin digladiari, from di-, dis- + gladius (“a sword”) (more…)

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Harry and Meghan signed a 4-book deal including memoirs

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Harry and Meghan have reportedly signed a four-book deal worth $20 million. The deal will include Harry's previously reported memoir in which he will write an "accurate and wholly truthful" account…

Obama’s ‘Dreams From My Father’ is adapted for young adults

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President Barack Obama's memoirs Dreams From My Father will be released in a young adult edition. Marking 25 years since its original publication in 1995, before Obama held any political office…

The Book of Rare and Deadly Wallpaper Held (Carefully) at MSU

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A book of rare and deadly wallpaper is held at the Michigan State University, and if you touch it with bare hands it could kill you. The book, named Shadows…

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Harry and Meghan signed a 4-book deal including memoirs

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Harry and Meghan have reportedly signed a four-book deal worth $20 million. The deal will include Harry's previously reported memoir in which he will write an "accurate and wholly truthful" account…

Obama’s ‘Dreams From My Father’ is adapted for young adults

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President Barack Obama's memoirs Dreams From My Father will be released in a young adult edition. Marking 25 years since its original publication in 1995, before Obama held any political office…

Prince Harry to publish memoir next year

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Prince Harry is publishing his memoir with Penguin Random House in 2022. Harry says the books will be written "not as the prince I was born but as the man…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 2015

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years, and we're now into the period since we launched For Reading Addicts. Today we're up…

Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List 2021

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Barack Obama releases his list of summer reads every year and this year's is hotly anticipated. Since his presidency Obama has offered a list of inspiring and entertaining titles that…

Our Favourite 10 Titles from Vogue’s ’31 Before You’re 30′ Book List

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Vogue Magazine has recently put together a list of books recommended to read before you are 30. The list is compiled by the editors of Vogue, and range from classic…

Inspired by Literature

Middle Earth men reimagined as terrible ex-boyfriends

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Middle Earth men are a special bunch, and someone on Twitter certainly saw something relatable within their characters. Alex Arrelia reimagined the men of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and…

Graham Norton to Launch Book Club Podcast with Audible

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Some exciting news today as we hear that Graham Norton is launching his own book club podcast exclusively through Audible, and it’s to feature some exciting guests! The Graham Norton…

Magical Harry Potter-inspired Walking Tour Celebrates Trans Lives

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Queer-owned business, Exploratorium, has launched a new, Covid-safe walking tour which is inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter and declares “magic is for all!” It celebrates the colourful…

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On a Poet’s Birthday – Love and Friendship by Emily Brontë

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My New Year’s Resolution for 2021 is to read more poetry. So, this new series of quizzes, will take a poem by a famous poet on their birthday and ask…

Quiz! July – Events

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A new monthly series for 2021. This series of quizzes uses various events – national, international, literary or historical - that take place this month to ask relevant literary questions.…
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