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5 Reasons Why You Should Read Chick-Lit Novels

I know what you are thinking: ‘Chick-Lit, why would I read that rubbish?’ Well, you are missing out on some darn good books. I think the Chick-Lit genre is so fun to read! So, stop what you are doing, get rid of that ‘you’re boring me to death book’ and let your reading be transformed.   Down To Earth and ...

5 of the best books to inspire travel

During this time of the year work commitments and university deadlines start to take their tole and sometimes it’s just nice to get away. If you can’t find time to venture abroad to warmer climates, get your fill of escapism through the writings of others. After all, picking up a book is a lot cheaper than a booking a flight… Here’s ...

What Is The September Issue All About?

Anna Wintour reading US Vogue September

Around this time of year, the glorious sight of a fashion magazines September Issue arrives on shelves, but why are they so widely publicised? Should you buy ALL the mags? Relax, we’ve got you covered.

7 Ways To Say ‘I Love You’ To A Book-lover

Sometimes fictional characters give such heart-warming declarations of love that it brings a tear to the eye. The likes of Jane Austen knew how to say ‘I love you’ in heartfelt fashion. For those with a book-lover significant others, grab a pen and paper, have your smartphones out and ready. Here are 7  ways to say ‘I love you’ in literary style.

 



 

 
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice


‘You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.’                      

Let’s forget Darcy’s ridiculous ramble detailing his desperate endeavour to not fall in love with Elizabeth because of her family background. The guy got there in the end. Well done, Darcy.

 
Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre


‘I have for the first time found what I can truly love–I have found you. You are my sympathy–my better self–my good angel…’

Simply heartfelt. Jane really speak

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5 Things That Make Bloomsbury The Coolest Place in London

Grab a coffee and a trench coat and enter London’s most exclusive literary haven. Writers, artists, philosophers, politicians and intellectuals have left their mark in London’s most chic neighbourhood. Bohemian coffee shops and a string of literary independents line trendy Marchmount Street whilst bars and boutiques give Lambs Conduit street that extra bit of charm. Heaven for book nerds and ...

Man Booker International Super Award

Reported in The Guardian, one of the nation’s most respected literary award bodies, the Man Booker has announced that it will be awarding a new annual prize for foreign-language fiction for both writers and translators.

Books everyone should read: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The Road (2006) is Cormac McCarthy’s tenth novel, and this, like his others, is bleak and savage, but brilliantly profound. McCarthy has previously explained how this novel, as it revolves entirely around the journey and relationship of a father and his son, was inspired by his own recent experiences as a parent. Set in a post apocalyptic America, where ash ...

Honour for Philip Larkin

Now set to join famous national poets such as William Wordsworth, TS Eliot and Ted Hughes, the now deceased Warwickshire poet Philip Larkin will have a commemorative stone unveiled in Westminster Abbey’s Poets’ Corner. The floor stone will be shown to the public for the first time on 2 December 2016 – 31 years after the poet’s death. Dean of ...

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