Word of the Day – Pasalubong

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Pasalubong (noun) pas-a-loo-bong (Philipines) A gift or souvenir given to a friend or relative by a person who has returned from a trip or arrived for a visit. Tagalog, literally…

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Did Agatha Christie plagiarise ‘The Invisible Host’ for her own debut novel?

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The Invisible Host was co-written in 1930 by two American journalists, and strikes a remarkable similarity to Agatha Christie's debut novel And Then There Were None.  In both novels a group…

New Tennessee Williams Story Discovered in University Archives

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A newly discovered short story by Tennessee Williams has been unearthed at the Harvard University archives. The previously unpublished short story by the A Streetcar Named Desire author was published for the…

5 Hotly Anticipated New Releases Coming This Autumn

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New releases are coming thick and fast this Autumn, and many are being added to readers' TBR piles. There is a slew of hotly anticipated fiction and non -fiction arriving…

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Did Agatha Christie plagiarise ‘The Invisible Host’ for her own debut novel?

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The Invisible Host was co-written in 1930 by two American journalists, and strikes a remarkable similarity to Agatha Christie's debut novel And Then There Were None.  In both novels a group…

New Tennessee Williams Story Discovered in University Archives

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A newly discovered short story by Tennessee Williams has been unearthed at the Harvard University archives. The previously unpublished short story by the A Streetcar Named Desire author was published for the…

5 Hotly Anticipated New Releases Coming This Autumn

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New releases are coming thick and fast this Autumn, and many are being added to readers' TBR piles. There is a slew of hotly anticipated fiction and non -fiction arriving…

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The Bestselling Books of the Last One Hundred Years: 1918-2017

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In late 2018 we started a brand new blog series, documenting the last one hundred years of bestsellers. We've had a blog for every year from 1918 to 2017, each…

5 Books Set During the London Blitz

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On Sept. 7, 1940, the German air force began its blitz on London during World War II. The campaign would expand through 1940 and 1941 until several cities would be…

FRA Readers’ Choice Top 20 – September 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. As always your…

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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Quiz! On a Poet’s Birthday – The Pig by Roald Dahl

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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! September – 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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