“At the still point, there the dance is.” —T. S. Eliot
“The strains of the piano and violin rose up weakly from below.” — The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera
Because the magic of Hogwarts never goes away.
Frank Underwood’s bedtime stories.
Are you a wiz at this quiz?
It was love at first swipe.
This year, give thanks for Gillian Flynn.
India is amongst the largest and most diverse countries in the world – here are a few authors who have made the most riveting attempts at the impossible task of capturing it.
For the next time someone tells you they only like books by dudes. No excuses!
Students and celebrity authors alike shared their answers at today’s “Great Book Giveaway”.
“After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” —Philip Pullman
All via the excellent Bad Sex in Fiction awards, organised by the Literary Review. No naughty images, but contains very NSFW language, as you’d expect.
My boyfriend and I were going nowhere, so I did what any self-proclaimed gay academic would do: I re-read Roland Barthes.
“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” —Lemony Snicket
Sorry babe, I gotta Ishbail.
As written by John Keats (and as portrayed by Ben Wishaw). Happy 219th birthday, John!
Forget pick-up lines. Give your crush a book.
I’ve got 42 problems but the meaning to life, the universe and everything ain’t one. BuzzFeed News got in touch with the rapping star to find out more behind the video.
I don’t care what’s written about me, so long as it isn’t true.
The Swedish Academy awarded the novelist the prize “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.”
Returning to the incredible sensory memories of church — and the feel of religion without evangelism.
Can you get an “A” in Book Nerdery? ::: lowers glasses :::
Moby-A Part Of The Male Anatomy, We Don’t Need To Discuss Which
Cigar factories in Puerto Rico! The streets of East L.A.! Love and loss in Washington Heights! In time for Hispanic Heritage Month, a non-exhaustive list of Latino authors writing in English in the United States.
Unleash your inner J.K. Growling.