There are hundreds of new thrillers out this year, but for this post we’re specifically featuring books that we think could be this year’s “Gone Girl”, the thriller that kept us all on a roller coaster ride before being made into a major movie. Read More
If you are a King fan already you almost certainly knew that… However, have you heard the story of Richard Bachman, and why King dropped him?
If it was up to Stephen King, Bachman would probably still exist.
Bernard Shaw (as he preferred to be called) has been heralded as second only to Shakespeare, as the most influential and important playwright of our time. His intelligent theatre style engaged the audience in a way no one else had been able to, paving the way for writers such as John Galsworthy.
Today, we’re filling in the gaps on his life, with five things you might not know about Alexandre Dumas and the books he wrote. Read More
After an organisational shake-up, Spicer resigned, citing his disappointment in a recent appointment of a new communications director. President Trump appointed Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci in the role Spicer had partially filled himself.
Good literature can allow us to taste the flavour of a country without leaving the house and can broaden our horizons almost as much as travelling. The site Global English Editing has put together a fantastic map of the world that shows each country being represented by its most famous book. Some countries have a number of highly respected authors, do you agree with each countries’ selection? Read More
Is the object of your affection a big Shakespeare fan, or with a penchant for all things Elizabethan?
Look no further than these flirty lines from the ultimate romantic: William Shakespeare. Our bard offers some of the best lessons in flirting…
Here are ten of his greatest lines, guaranteed to help you find love*.
(*Disclaimer: we may be exaggerating…)
A while back we featured a picture of one of the best character-inspired tattoos we have ever seen. It prompted many of you to tell us about ones you had seen, and even ones you had had done yourself.
We asked you to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with pictures of your very own literary tattoos, and you did not disappoint!
Here are your stunning tattoos inspired by your favourite books…
The ‘candid photographs’ and ‘touching letters’ were unearthed from a Glasgow archive and will form part of a new exhibition celebrating the company’s 200th anniversary. Read More
The 74 year old has created this giant symbol of resistance to political repression from 100,000 copies of banned books.
The installation is based in Kassel, Germany and is part of the Documenta 14 art festival. Minujín identified over 170 banned book titles with the help from local students and constructed the full-size parthenon from the banned books held in steel structures with plastic sheeting to protect them.