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
I am from the North East of England, and I spend much of my time seeking out homely, independent retailers both to get my fix of leather-bound loveliness and to support my local fellow bookworms. Continue reading My Top 5 Bookshops in the North of England
Today we introduce a hostel who doesn’t take pride in comfy beds or fluffy pillows. What they do offer is an experience while reading a book (or comic book). Continue reading This Japanese Hostel Has Beds Inside a Hidden Bookshelf
This sculpture is the work of Susanna Hesselberg, a Swedish-based artist whose work, which is typically photography, explores nature, humans, and the links between them.
Continue reading Artist Uses Books For A Sculpture That Tells A Story Of Loss, Knowledge And What it Means To Be A Human Being
Today let’s visit one of the most beautiful cities of the world – Buenos Aires in Argentina. Buenos Aires is not only Argentina’s capital and largest city, but is also second-largest metropolitan area in South America. Buenos Aires has been witness to many political events, turmoils, mass immigration waves in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and is now home to almost 3 000 000 people. … Continue reading Buenos Aires (Argentina) – The Bookshop Capital of the World