Bookstagram. It’s exactly the mishmash you think it is, books and Instagram. Bookstagram, is the bookworm’s platform to artistically showcase their myriad of books and their vast love of literature. So how do you do it?
‘That Girl’: You Don’t Have to Be Her
Eliza Gill discusses the reality of ‘That Girl’
My Anxiety Makes Me Do It: Re-watching The Same Shows.
By Olivia Ross While browsing on Instagram, I came across a screenshot that made me stop. Normally I ignore these ‘so relatable’ tweets but this one was interesting. Something to know about […]
“Shiny Screens” and Societal Value Manifested in Black Mirror and Instagram
Tiegan Dudley It is no secret that today’s culture is extensively encompassed in a virtual world. But with this ever-increasing digital age, could it be possible that these “shiny screens” become the […]
What even is the point of books anymore?
I don’t care about what a book looks like on a shelf. I have never cared about the aesthetics of being a reader – books simpering on their pedestals, waiting to pose against a gravel backdrop and gain a million likes.
Why Can’t I Throw Books Away? Dealing With an Attachment Issue.
I, like many people, buy books if they have pretty covers. This applies even if I already own a copy of said book. Leading me to have multiple copies of Pride and Prejudice, and even books I’m not fond of like Great Expectations. I counted 10 copies of Alice in Wonderland. Did I used to have an obsession with Alice in Wonderland? Yes. Do I now? No. Shouldn’t I be able to get rid of the excess copies? No, they mean too much.
The Power of #Bookstagram
Rainbow colour-coded bookshelves, special edition hardbacks surrounded by fairy lights, atmospheric coffee shop scenes with a splayed open paperback on the table – this is what you can expect to see when scrolling through the 39 million posts under the ‘bookstagram’ hashtag on Instagram.
Instapoetry and Advertising Change
There are many ways the World Wildlife Fund flagship Choices campaign video goes against the grain of advertising. For one thing, it isn’t trying to sell anything (in fact, it wants us to consume less). Everything about Choices invokes the theme of change.
Instagram Book Clubs: Social Media’s Utopia
by Holly Lawley In an online world that increasingly engages us in fiery yet futile debates, are Instagram book clubs the perfect antidote? These social media utopias inspire members to share their […]
Reading Beyond Rupi
So, you’ve read Rupi Kaur – here’s who you should be reading next. Rosie Featherstone Rupi Kaur has been described by many as a publishing phenomenon, and rightly so. Her poems, initially […]