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10 books to read in your lifetime

14/01/2022

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid,” writes Jane Austen in Northanger Abbey. But while there are many, many novels out there to enjoy, some are considered arguably greater or more important than others – whether for their excellent prose, thought-provoking storylines or the boundaries they broke at the time of publishing. To give yourself a good literary grounding, we’ve narrowed it down to 10 must-read novels that everyone should experience at…

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The Best Coffee Table Books

26/07/2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic fixing things around the house and decorating it has been our main hobby. After all, what can one do with all those hours at home? House Décor has turned into an amusement for over a year and is now one of the main topics when talking to friends and family. Before, decorating the house was a process that you kept postponing, but with the pandemic you became aware of your hidden talent for decoration.…

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Our latest obsession

25/05/2021

In our daily routine we notice things that seem quite pleasant, things that are valuable and unique. Sometimes it is just a book we notice at a street library, sometimes a song we listen on the radio, sometimes a page we come across on Instagram. There is so much beauty everywhere and in all that beauty we find special things we want to share with everyone. That is why we have dedicated this post to the things we noticed lately…

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Read The Books That Inspired Bridgerton

16/01/2021

I’m of the academic opinion that good romance novels are a boon for society—in particular when those romance novels involve frilly gowns and someone who identifies as a “viscount.” Thankfully, the Bridgerton series has both! If you spent the last few weeks in a Regency-fueled fervor over the new Netflix series from Shonda Rhimes and Chris Van Dusen, you’ll be delighted to learn the show is based on books … and you needn’t wait for next season to get the next chapter’s spoilers. The…

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Books That Have Inspired Me

15/04/2020

Some books can change your life forever. They can expand your mind, inspire and motivate you, but they can also change the world around your and most of all, they can change the way you perceive things. They also have the power to give important life messages and bring you to other dimensions. I have also had the opportunity to read some of these life changing books that have had a powerful impact on me and I have to give…

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These are the books Barack Obama wants you to read

18/03/2020

Every December Barack Obama drops his end-of-year recommendation lists – a “fun little tradition”, whereby the former president shares his favourite books, film and music of the year. Last December was no exception, with the former US president revealing his 17 favourite reads of 2019 – so, with many of us spending more time at home due to self-isolating and social distancing, we thought it was the perfect time to revisit his recommendations. Among his favourites were Normal People by Sally Rooney, Girl, Woman, Other by…

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