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NEWS WATCH: Celebrate One of Comic Books Greatest Icons With The MIRACLEMAN Omnibus! – Comic Watch

KIMOTA! In honor of the 40th anniversary of Miracleman’s groundbreaking reinvention, Marvel is proud to announce the brand-new MIRACLEMAN OMNIBUS. This extraordinary collection will house the influential work on the character from all of its legendary creators such as Alan Davis, Garry Leach, John Totleben, and more. Fans and comic book history aficionados will finally get […]

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Penelope Lively: ‘Beatrix Potter seemed so exotic, unlike my world of palm trees’ – The Guardian

The author on reading Peter Rabbit in Egypt, the allure of Lawrence Durrell – and the humour of Stella GibbonsMy earliest reading memoryBeatrix Potter, of course. That wonderful, uncompromising prose: “The dinner was of eight courses; not much of anything, but truly elegant”, “the lettuces had been so soporific”, “the dignity and repose of the […]

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Ten Swedish books to read in 2022 – The Local Sweden

The Local’s Word Guide to Swedish Life – Emma Löfgren & Catherine EdwardsSweden is more than lifestyle trends and Ikea. It’s also the country of fredagsmys (cosy Friday), kosläpp (release of the cows), lillördag (little Saturday… or Wednesday), and where the average citizen dreams of a villa, Volvo and a vovve – or do they?If […]

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What the Heck is a Book Index? – Book Riot

There are many parts of books, from the folio page to the end credits, that the casual reader might fly right by without noticing the detail that goes into each element. Rioter Kelly Jensen recently wrote a great article on credit pages in books, a rarely seen example of paratext that would acknowledge the myriad […]

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