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Bookaholic Casualties

When it comes to books, God only knows how many of those I have acquired during the years and with how much sacrifice and excitement! They say that any addiction starts out as an innocent interest or even curiosity; well, it’s a slippery slope! 529 more words

Books Over Coffee

'Jeeves And The Impending Doom' by P.G. Wodehouse

Jeeves And The Impending Doom by P.G. Wodehouse, 1926

The magic trick:

Mastering the art of situation comedy

Entire books could be devoted to exploring the genius that is the Bertie Wooster first-person narration in Wodehouse’s Jeeves stories. 282 more words


The Prioress in Chaucer's Prologue to the Canterbury Tales

The Prioress is one of the few female pilgrims, which is, in itself, interesting; present in her and the Wife of Bath is Chaucer’s judgement on women. 1,603 more words

Kent's Thesis Explained

A vlog update and explanation of my thesis, which I’ve been meaning to do for weeks and finally got around to doing!



On Humanism (and why writers should care)

I’ve been reading a great little book - Literature: A Student’s Guide. It’s part of a series of small books from Crossway publishers. This volume was written by Dr. 673 more words


Self-Help Books - The Marmite of Literature

For someone as stubbornly independent as myself, the idea of reading a self-help book is somehow an insult to my intelligence. (Note: Stubborn independence is also another way of saying I like to think I’m cleverer than perhaps I actually am.)  Self-help books carry a certain stigma for a not inconsiderable portion of society. 1,041 more words


While Writing My Dissertation

I will not:

* Wait for the laptop screen to go dark and then use it as a mirror to put lipstick on

* Think obsessively about… 98 more words