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Articles tagged “fridayfrivolity”


Excerpts from Guy Debord's The Muppets.

19 magical bookshops.

Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis isn’t native advertising for Orkin Pest Control. But what if it was?

Sometimes I feel so liminal I think I’m going to explode. A cool book review by a hip writer who has definitely had sex.


The unusual work habits of great writers.

The 10 worst opening lines in literature (controversial).

'You are a young writer. Write.'

50 cultural icons on their favourite books.

The best cakes in literature.

13 little-known punctuation marks we should use more.


Stuff found in old books.

10 of the weirdest invented languages in literature.

Obviously, non-sequitur segue. Utter misinterpretation of the only other author researched for this paper. Blind search for evidence reflecting increasing desperation (authors 4, 5, and 6). Read more


If quotes from Bernard Black (of Black Books) were motivational posters.

'An incredulity of cuckolds', 'a misbelief of painters' and other excellent collective nouns.

11 Nintendo games based on classic works of literature.

Who your favourite author slept with, in handy chart form.

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10 unusual and beautiful public libraries.

Real perfumes for fictional people.

All of Kate Bush's studio albums reimagined as books.

Quiz: Can you guess the book from the first line in emoji form?

6 reactions book lovers have to people who don't read.

Writer: the game.

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Pick-up lines for book lovers.

Infinite Lego: David Foster Wallace's magnum opus recreated in plastic bricks.

14 books that change when you reread them later in life.

Infographic: the history of print.

What it was like to go to James Joyce's birthday party.

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