Emma Watson’s Goodreads Group

Here’s our chance to read along with Emma Watson. Recently, Emma Watson started her own Goodreads Group dedicated to reading books on equality.  There’s a lot that can be said about equality: whether we can ever hope to achieve some form of equality and what equality really means. But without some adequate knowledge about the […]

The Most Remarkable Books of 2015

What has 2015 brought us in terms of books? Has the market plummeted? Have e-books taken over? Not so much. Even more so, it seems physical books are making a comeback. And rightfully so, with the many great books that were published this year. If one thing is certain, it is that Go Set a Watchman has dominated […]

Fore-edge book painting

Good guy 9gag at times makes you learn things that blow your mind. Recently I learned about fore-edge book paintings via this 9gag post. And what a beautiful type of art it is.    Fore-edge book painting is the art of creating an image on the edges of the pages of a book. Sometimes this […]

The True Story of The Sound of Music

Fifty years ago the film aired and it has been a classic ever since: the Sound of Music. We know it for its tiresome cheerfulness, Julie Andrew’s angelic singing, the adorable children and a gloriously handsome Captain Von Trapp.   But all this wouldn’t have been, if it were not for some drastic alterations in […]

Harry Potter Part Eight on Stage

The Telegraph left me gazing at my screen for quite a while. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child… on stage, with the approval of J.K. Rowling? Yes, it is happening. Harry Potter is making its way to the theatre. Although not necessarily in the way we might expect it. The eight part of Harry Potter continues […]

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