Happy 100th Birthday to Roald Dahl!

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September 13, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl. Dahl is arguably the most popular children’s author of all time. His most famous works include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, and Fantastic Mr. … Continue reading

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Check Out This Awesome DIY Book Staircase

If you consider yourself handy when it comes to home improvements then check out this fantastic staircase that has been repainted to turn the steps into a giant stack of books! Originally posted on Reddit, this awesome project was created … Continue reading

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Book Vending Machines Installed in Singapore

Heads up, bookworms! BooksActually, a local independent book store in Singapore, has begun installing book vending machines in high traffic spots. The first two vending machines are located at the National Museum of Singapore and Singapore Visitor Centre on shopping … Continue reading

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Harper Lee, Author of To Kill a Mockingbird, Has Passed Away Aged 89

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It was announced earlier today that Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has passed away at aged 89. The news was confirmed by the mayor’s office in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Born on April 28th, 1926, Lee … Continue reading

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William Blake Poetry Book Annotated by Thom Yorke Includes Early Drafts of Radiohead Songs

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A tatty copy of a collection of William Blake poems would usually only sell for a few pounds at your local Oxfam charity shop, but this particular copy that was discovered by Oxfam Volunteers is worth considerably more. The volunteers … Continue reading

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Newly Discovered Element Could Be Named in Honour of Terry Pratchett

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Sir Terry Pratchett may be gone, but he’s certainly not forgotten. A recent petition to name a newly discovered element after a fictional colour from Pratchett’s Discworld novels has gained over 37,000 supporters. In Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy world, the colour … Continue reading

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