Abi Ramsay discusses the rising trend of modern retellings of Ancient Greek tales.
2008 marked the official release of Penguin UK’s clothbound classics – a collection of 10 classic literary works, each wrapped in its own delicate, linen case, specially designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith. 14 years later, the project’s popularity has grown exponentially, as too has its contents.
The OED defines value as something of worth or quality. Arguably everyone’s idea of value varies, based on what it is that you are talking about. Likewise, the value associated with a book varies, based on who it belongs to.
We all know at least one book which we just can’t stand. In this piece, Luise Werner gives a few suggestions of what you could do with those books.
By Georgia Austin A queen of the romantic fantasy genre- but why is Sarah J Maas facing backlash? Boasting sales of over 12 million copies, translated into 37 different languages, it’s undeniable […]
Francesca Lea discusses how books have become the nation’s favourite form of therapy in a stress-filled world.
Cara Lee discusses the way in which publishing has become a problematic popularity and beauty contest.
We are reading more books. During the pandemic one medium in particular reached new heights: the audiobook.
Whose opinion would you trust more: 3,000 members of the public or a singular reviewer? As a creature of habit, it seems that I am unable to watch any film on Netflix until I know that it has a rating of 3.6 stars or above on Letterboxd.
Literature is all too often a victim of misquotation and misattribution. These mistakes, once made, proliferate at an alarming rate, entrenching what John Green never said and what Virginia Woolf said in slightly different words in the public memory. Or should I say public imagination?