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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20 of the Best Opening Lines from Novels

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The opening line of a book can often be the most important. The first line is the author’s way of introducing oneself to the reader and can often be the difference between being being put back on the shelf or … Continue reading

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The Trial – Franz Kafka

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Franz Kafka’s The Trial is a book I’ve been meaning to get around to reading for a while. Over the years I’ve heard promising things about it and the fact that it has become common parlance to describe something that … Continue reading

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Mailman Does Something Awesome for Boy Who Can’t Afford Books or Get to the Library

Until recently, twelve-year-old Mathew Flores from Utah was forced to read junk mail in order to pursue his love of reading. He was so desperate for something to read, he asked his mailman to ask if he could have the … Continue reading

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Five of the Most Tragic Characters in Literature

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Who doesn’t love a good tragic character? A character with a fatal flaw that dooms them to failure no matter how hard they try or no matter how good their intentions. A well written tragic character can be either the … Continue reading

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The World of Ice and Fire – George R.R. Martin, Elio M. Garcia Jr, Linda Antonsson

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you may have heard of a little fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, you may also have heard of a pretty popular adoption of the books called … Continue reading

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Awesome Literary Tattoos

  Personally I don’t have any tattoos and I couldn’t say if I ever will or won’t. However, I do have a certain respect for people who decide to nail their colours to the mast and dedicate a part of … Continue reading

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