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2014: The Year of the Reader

It has never been a better time to be a reader! It’s a brand new year, and already articles declaring the decline of books and reading are popping up …

These Stereotypes About Book Lovers Are Absolutely True, And That's A Good Thing

From grade school onwards, avid readers get a lot of flak. This may be because reading is one of the most solitary pleasures; it's not an obvious means of bonding with peers (even though, duh, reading connects us with other people and cultures). Most sweeping generalizations about book lovers are …

The 10 Best Debut Novels of 2013

The debut novel is a tricky thing. Sure, the author may have put out short story collections or written pieces for major magazines, but a novel is …

10 Books You Need To Read Before Graduating High School | Teen.com

20 mouthwatering food porn pics for International Food Photography Day – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:30 pm, November 14, 2013 in Food & Drink<p>Whether you’re busy snapping the latest food trend to hit the city, or of the one meal you made …

Crème brûlée tartlets

We combine a smooth and creamy classic French dessert with crisp golden pastry in these decadent caramel puds<p>Ingredients<p>For the pastry<p>175g plain …

Incredible Photo Of A Figure Skater Looking Perfectly Calm While Twirling In The Air

This photo by Gonzalo Fuentes of Reuters shows French figure skating duo Vanessa James and Morgan Ciprès performing at the ISU Bompard Trophy event at Bercy in Paris on Sunday.<p>James, while balancing her body on her partners head, points to the side with an incredibly poised look on her face as she …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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Reinventing the bookstore

The best arts and literature reads, including a bold proposal for the future of bookselling, the man behind an elaborate Dickens hoax and Clive James on Dan Brown.<p>Reinventing the bookstore<br>Virginia Postrel | Bloomberg View | 15 July 2013<br>People still want to browse, so monetise that. “Separate the …

The quiet revolutionary design classic

It is a simply-styled, silent camera that has produced some of photography’s most memorable images. Jonathan Glancey writes in praise of the Leica.<p>Richard Nixon doubted its authenticity, but then as the US president who stepped up the bombing of North Vietnam by the USAF that Christmas to levels …

Arts and culture: The week in pictures

Are Grimm’s Fairy Tales too twisted for children?

Stephen Evans explores the twisted world of Grimm's Fairy Tales – bedtime stories complete with mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide and incest.<p>On the covers are the most innocent of titles: Grimm’s Fairy Tales in their English version or Children’s and Household Tales in the original German …

What does the future hold for the Man Booker Prize?

As Eleanor Catton is honoured with this year’s Man Booker Prize, what do the controversial changes mean for the future of the award? Lucy Scholes reflects.<p>At just 28, Eleanor Catton is the youngest ever winner of the Man Booker Prize. Her winning novel, The Luminaries, is a dazzling feat of fiction …

Arts and culture: The week in pictures

Leopardi’s notebooks: A forgotten masterpiece unearthed

The week’s best arts and culture reads – including an awestruck review of Leopardi’s notebooks and a potted history of France’s biggest literary prize.<p>The mystery of the Munich Nazi art trove<br>Spiegel Online | 11 November 2013<br>The story of those 1,400 “degenerate” masterpieces found in an apartment. …

The Smithsonian Introduces 3D Exhibits

The Smithsonian Institution (SI) is the world’s largest museum complex, with 19 museums and 9 research installations. A basic tenet of visiting most …

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Charles Darwin to receive apology from the Church of England for rejecting evolution

The Church of England is to apologise to Charles Darwin for its initial rejection of his theories, nearly 150 years after he published his most famous work.<p>The Church of England will concede in a statement that it was over-defensive and over-emotional in dismissing Darwin's ideas. It will call …

European Space Agency's Goce satellite falls to Earth

<b>The European Space Agency's (Esa) Goce satellite has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, burning up in the process.</b><p>US tracking data suggests any surviving debris fell into the South Atlantic, just off the tip of South America, south of the Falkland Islands.<p>Dubbed the "Ferrari of space" because of …

Need help getting started on your novel? Look no further…

It's November, so that means the social web is alive with the cries and curses of novice writers, taking up the call from this year's National Novel Writing Month – or NaNoWriMo, as it's known – which long since stopped being a national event unique to the United States, and became an internet-wide …

The Fault in Our Stars

• <b>Author:</b> John Green<p><b>"The greatest romance story of this decade."</b> —<i>Entertainment Weekly</i><p><b>-Millions of copies sold-</b><b><br>#1 New York Times Bestseller</b> <b><br>#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller</b> <b><br>#1 USA Today Bestseller</b> <b><br>#1 International Bestseller</b><p><b>TIME Magazine’s #1 Fiction Book of 2012<br>TODAY Book Club pick</b> <b><br>Now a Major Motion</b> …

Inheritance

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Paolini<p>Not so very long ago, Eragon—Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider—was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders.<p>Long months of training and battle have brought …

City of Heavenly Fire

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>Shadowhunters and demons square off for the final showdown in the spellbinding, seductive conclusion to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Mortal Instruments series—now with a gorgeous new cover, a map, a new foreword, and exclusive bonus content! <i>City of Heavenly Fire</i> is a …

City of Lost Souls

• <b>Author:</b> Cassandra Clare<p>What price is too high to pay, even for love? Plunge into fifth installment the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>).<p>The <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Mortal Instruments continues—and so do the thrills and danger …