Word of the Day – Bansuri

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Bansuri (noun) ban-soo-ree A bamboo transverse flute, popular in northern India. (more…)

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A beautiful visual adaptation of ‘The Bluebird’ by Charles Bukowski

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'The Bluebird' by Charles Bukowski was originally published in his 1992 anthology The Last Night of the Earth Poems.  Bukowski uses the American songbird as a metaphor for vulnerable emotions,…

Anatomy cross-sections made almost entirely out of old books

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Lisa Nilsson is an artist from the USA who enjoys playing with a variety of mediums, techniques, and materials to create art. She discovered 'quilling', a centuries-old craft technique involving…

UK Mum Sets off Craze for Book Hunts

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Katy Steele, a mother living in Devon, UK, has kicked off a new craze which sees children and their parents getting outside and hunting down books to read. The hunt…

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Fleabag: The Scriptures Coming Soon

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When series two of Fleabag ended earlier this year, many watchers (including us at For Reading Addicts) were left with a Phoebe Waller-Bridge shaped hole in our lives. Earlier this…

Brian Bilston to Release New Children’s Book

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Brian Bilston is a poet who first became known posting his poems on twitter. His first book of poetry, You Took the Last Bus Home was published in 2017 and…

Hilary and Chelsea Clinton Writing ‘The Book of Gutsy Women’

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It has been announced that US politician Hillary Clinton, who famously ran against Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, is co-writing a book with her daughter Chelsea Clinton. Called…

Reading Lists and Recommendations

Eight Excellent Audiobooks to Empower Your Everyday

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Audiobooks are fast becoming one of the most popular ways we consume literature, in fact in 2018, statistics from The Publishers’ Association showed that sales of audiobooks increased 43%, which…

15 Top Books that Everyone Starts but No One Finishes

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If you’re anything like me, you have enough books on your TBR to open a library, yet despite the fact that it’ll take you 20 years to read them all,…

The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1967

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We started at 1918, bringing you the bestselling books of the last one hundred years. We’re moving along now and today we're at the halfway point of this series as…

Inspired by Literature

Visit ‘Mandrakes’ – a Harry Potter themed cafe in the UK

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Mandrakes opened on the 6th of August 2019 in Omskirk, UK, welcoming all muggles, witches, and wizards to their magical cafe. The owners of the cafe told local news teams:…

Hogwarts-themed engagement ring is hit with Potter-obsessed fiancée

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Harry Potter fans are known for their dedication and passion- and this couple is no exception! The Potter-obsessed couple too to Reddit to show off their creative engagement- complete with…

Hollowed out 16-Century ‘Book’ Reveals a Big Secret

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In 2008, a 'book' was auctioned under the name 'poison cabinet', and images soon began to circulate online which showed a hollowed out 16th century book which contains hidden compartments…

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Around the World in 18 Quizzes: Number 10 – India

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Each quiz in this new series focuses on a specific country; the literature of it, works set in it, quotes about it or the authors that live in it. This…

Around the World in 18 Quizzes: Number 9 – Sweden

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Each quiz in this new series focuses on a specific country; the literature of it, works set in it, quotes about it or the authors that live in it. This…
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