Pixel Picks – weekly(ish) links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. This week brings literary animals, judging books by their covers, Tolkien, Potter, and in Tavi news – what happens when Bowie and Tavi collide. Enjoy. Middle Earthlings Rejoice: two new poems of Tolkien’s have been discovered in a school. Lenny […]Read more "Pixel Picks. XII"
Come July this year I am moving to Cambridge! So of course, a reading list is in order. Campus life is deliciously studious and mysterious so I have decided to include books from Oxford as well. Residence at Cambridge by William Wordsworth: The third chapter to Wordsworth’s The Prelude is about his time at Cambridge Univeristy. On […]Read more "On Oxbridge"
Female writers was the brief. Of course I wanted to just take The Secret History, but a book club riddled with classics, literature, and art scholars needs no converting. And as I already gushed over it when we were asked to bring our favourite book, I feel like taking the same book to more than one evening […]Read more "Female Writers: Donut Club. V"
Pixel Picks – weekly(ish) links from around the web: interviews, articles, essays, poetry, fiction and non. This is the first since Christmas, so a landslide of bookish and pop-culture goodness follows, including Murakami, margins, witches, Tavi, and teenagers. There seems to be a lot of lady-goodness this week. Enjoy. Secret book club: everyone knows I love […]Read more "Pixel Picks. XI"