Carrying a Single Life: On Literature and Translation

Can we draw a link between the intricate and often modest work of writers and translators, and the bold and costly actions of activists? Is the work of literature connected to the risks some people undertake to save others? I believe so—because acts of language can themselves be acts of courage, just as both literature and activism alert us to the arbitrary and essentially conventional nature of borders. How can literature help us?

Sal 🐬 Nivit Eld

Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans!

Incredible illustrator Martin Brown brings Horrible Histories to life through deadly drawing, savage stories and foul facts. Following the summer’s feature film, Horrible Histories: The Movie –  Rotten Romans, Martin will reveal more about the ruthless Romans and cut-throat Celts. Expect all the gore and more… AGE 7+ SPONSORED BY

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31 Fairly Obscure Literary Monsters

Halloween used to belong to the monsters. Tracing a perfect near-continuum from the Frankenstein’s Monsters and Gill-Men that papered many a boyhood bedroom to the disturbed teenager’s diet of Lovecraftian doom and the unlaid English major’s repository of Victorian dreadfuls, the creatures of the night once held a monopoly on populist hair-raising. But in the …

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Librarians Are Secretly the Funnest People Alive

Librarians from Invercargill, New Zealand had a “totally impromptu, definitely not planned” photo shoot spoofing The Hollywood Reporter’s The Kardashian Decade cover, and everyone is losing their minds. But did you know that librarians have always been lowkey the most fun people on the planet? Here are seven times that librarians have debunked the stereotype …

Sal Linda Slack

The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Volume B

The two-volume Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Concise Edition provides an attractive alternative to the full six-volume anthology. Though much more compact, the Concise Edition nevertheless provides substantial choice, offering both a strong selection of canonical authors and a sampling of lesser-known works. With an unparalleled selection of illustrations and of contextual materials, accessible and…

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