8 Stunning Locations and the Literature They Inspired

Every town, city and country have something to offer, each place inspiring to at least one person. Certain locations may resonate with people because it’s where they grew up, where they had their first kiss or because it reminds them of stories they’ve been told. Other locations may inspire because of their long history or unique culture, or because of it’s untouched natural beauty. Whether … Continue reading 8 Stunning Locations and the Literature They Inspired

Powerful Themes to Appreciate in Khaled Hosseini’s Novels

It is widely believed that Khaled Hosseini is one of the best authors of our time. His work has set a benchmark for modern literature and his voice has been revolutionary as a “spokesperson” for the Afghan nation. His stories are best known for their empathetic tone, as they evoke emotions that cut to the core of the human heart. His stories dig deep into … Continue reading Powerful Themes to Appreciate in Khaled Hosseini’s Novels

Remarkable Places Around the World That Inspired Great Novels

I’ve often wondered how those famous faces of the literary world did it. What inspires them? How did they think up the amazing characters that I can so vividly picture in my mind as I read and how did they dream up places like Narnia, Middle Earth or District 13? I thought I would explore this a little more closely by selecting a few of my most favorite books and seeking out the roots of their stories. Continue reading Remarkable Places Around the World That Inspired Great Novels