Word of the Day – Ort

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Ort (noun) awt (archaic) (usually plural 'orts') A scrap or remainder of food from a meal. Late Middle English from Middle Low German orte ‘food remains’, originally a compound of…

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4 Trailer Released

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Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale has become an essential book when it comes to feminist reading. The novel follows a young woman living in a dystopian America where women are…

French government appeals for help to purchase ‘The 120 Days of Sodom’.

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The French government is appealing for help to purchase the original manuscript of the Marquis de Sade’s notorious The 120 Days of Sodom. The works, named "the most impure tale…

Descendants of Dante take part in mock retrial of corruption case

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The descendants of Dante Alighieri, author of the highly regarded Divine Comedy, are taking part in a retrial of the poet's 1302 conviction. It has been over 700 years since…

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Hillary Clinton is co-writing a political thriller

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Hillary Clinton is co-writing a thriller with award-winning author Louise Penny. The novel is described as an "international political thriller" which follows the secretary of state as they join the…

Half Of A Yellow Sun author to release memoir called ‘Notes On Grief’

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Author of Half Of A Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is to release a memoir about the sudden death of her father during the 2020 COVID-19 lockdown. Notes on Grief is…

Cards On The Table: I Pooed Myself: a brutally honest book by brain tumour survivor

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Brain tumour survivor Claire Bullimore has written a brutally honest book about her experiences in hopes she could help others. In 2008, when Claire was 25, she discovered she had…

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FRA Readers’ Choice Top 20 – February 2021

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It's a new month,and that means it's time to see what you've all been reading as we collate the For Reading Addicts Top 20, chosen by you. That means we've…

8 Books to Read Next if You Loved “It’s a Sin”

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Has anyone been watching Russell T Davies’ gritty 1980s drama It’s a Sin? Set in the 1980s, the five part show follows one group of friends through the 1980s and…

Duchess of Cornwall has started a book club and you are invited!

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Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, is a lifelong book lover and is the Patron of The Royal Society of Literature, BookTrust and First Story, among others. The Duchess is now…

Inspired by Literature

Popular horror movies reimagined as Dr. Seuss books

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The books of Dr. Seuss are full of colourful nonsensical characters and fun rhyming stories to enjoy with the family, but what if they were a little darker..? Some clever…

Bridgerton fans can now enjoy a lavish hotel stay designed for them

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Bridgerton fans will be begging to book an exclusive hotel stay inspired by the Netflix show and popular novel by Julia Quinn. The Lanesborough Hotel package includes afternoon tea, lavish…

Instagram Influencer in fake book scandal!

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An Instagram 'influencer' has been caught out in a 'fake book' scandal. The French Instagram superstar Maddy Burciaga, who is currently based in Dubai, has an impressive following of over…

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Quizzes in Quarantine Take 2 – Water

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Another year, another lockdown. This series follows on from last summer’s Quizzes in Quarantine, lots of nice, easy bookish quizzes to entertain you during such strange times. Some old subjects…

Quizzes in Quarantine Take 2 – Autobiographies

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Another year, another lockdown. This series follows on from last summer’s Quizzes in Quarantine, lots of nice, easy bookish quizzes to entertain you during such strange times. Some old subjects…
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