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Print versus Digital: A Thought

I’m sure many other writers have touched on this argument. In fact, it may be such a common discussion among writers and readers that it might be considered cliché. 511 more words


Reading in Bed: Paperbacks vs. Hardcovers, & Quasi-Collectibles

Reading in bed has always been my thing.

“Honey, I’m home.”

I walk around in my stockingfeet while I make a cup of tea.  I retire to my bed with three or four books.  593 more words

Physical Books: Old-Fashioned but Sacred

I came across this extremely well-written and profound article on The Millions by Alix Christie, concerning the persistence of physical books in a world of ever-evolving technology. 556 more words


Halloween Special: Potter and the Re-Writing of Magic

There is almost no-one in the western world today who has not heard of Harry Potter – the fictional boy-wizard who’s school days were filled with casting spells, brewing potions and battling mountain trolls in the girl’s bathrooms. 116 more words

General Posts

Halloween Special: Review of 'Frankenstein' by Mary Shelley

This is horror, but not as we know it today…

When a polar explorer comes across the lone scientist, Victor Frankenstein, the familiar story of creation, monsters and revenge unfolds, but with several notable differences. 98 more words


(Super)Heroes of Literature

Everyone has a few heroes in their literary life, whether they are well-written protagonists, innovative writers or just sharp critics. Today I want to share some of my personal favourites with you. 112 more words


Hardbacks, paperbacks

 “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” by Richard Flanagan, which has just won the Man Booker Prize, is only available  in hardback at the moment in the UK. 420 more words