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Searching for Salinger: Mysterious Authors Who Avoided The Limelight

Searching for Salinger: Mysterious Authors Who Avoided The Limelight

For some authors, literary fame isn’t too different than being an actor or a pop star - the books make headlines in major newspapers, they promote your work on late night TV and in magazine interviews - they might even have your own TikTok account. It’s all part of being a bestselling author. But some authors have refused to give up their anonymity and peace for book sales, successfully avoiding interviews and talk shows, even refusing to make public appearances altogether. Some of these writers, like J.D. Salinger, have been labeled reclusive, creating an image of an author who has locked themselves away from the world to write, and maybe just leaving the house every so often to check the mailbox. Of course,...

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Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Classics

Book Recommendations Based on Your Favorite Classics

  It’s a common scenario: you’ve read all the classics, some of them twice. You’ve tried some of the more obscure authors, but really all you want is to read  Wuthering Heights again for the first time. Instead of delving back into the dusty classics section of your local bookshop or library, why not branch out and try some new authors? We’ve compiled a list of books by authors new and old that will re-inspire your reading journey — and maybe even help you find some new favourites?   Read on for our recommendations!       If you love Jane Austen’s Emma, try…..The Bridgerton Series by Julia Quinn   This bestselling series has now become a hit Netflix show...

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Top 10 Bookworm Hacks

Top 10 Bookworm Hacks

Audiobooks are books too Yes, they are! Book purists might disagree, but audio is just another way of consuming books. The fact is that there are times in the day where we are otherwise occupied but are able to listen to audio. Maybe when you’re commuting, or working at your computer…make use of that time! Audible has an affordable monthly subscription with a free book token each month. You could even listen to some of your favourite books reading by famous actors. Audio recordings can really bring a story to life. So don’t let book-snobs put you off - audiobooks are great!   2. Take a book with you everywhere Haruki Murakami Quote Print. Shop Here Life involves more waiting...

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