Articles Tagged 'British Books'

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Read Like Bowie, Think Like Bowie: His 100 Favorite Books

Definitive lists are maddeningly attractive things, aren’t they? All you need is a premise, whether it’s the 100 Best Meals To Eat On A Train or 50 Things To Do After You Turn The Lights Out And Before You Actually Fall Asleep, and people will come from miles around just to see if your list […]

Five Ways You Can Celebrate Charles Dickens’ 200th Birthday

“We meet on this day,” Charles Dickens said in a speech marking the tricentennial anniversary of William Shakespeare‘s birth, “to celebrate the birthday of a vast army of living men and women who will live for ever with an actuality greater than that of the men and women whose external forms we see around us.” […]

Steampunk’d at BookExpo

Anglophenia guest-blogger Paul Hechinger is back with more from last week’s BookExpo America. This time, he reports on the majorly hot literary “genre,” Steam Punk, which was explored in a panel at the convention. First, what is it, and why has it enjoyed such a resurgence in recent years? And which hit BBC AMERICA series […]