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Lit Links: for the lexically lacking

Recently I’ve been getting quite a lot of compliments on how good my English is. On a recent trip to Birmingham (West Midlands,  not Alabama) a shop assistant told in me I had a lovely Dutch accent, and how clever …

Lit Links: Our irregular round up of random book stuff

If like us, you’re a regular user of the Internet Movie Database you might be interested in something Sigrid found: there’s now a similar tool for books. You can search in the usual way with author, ISBN, title and so on. But …

Books With Bite: perfect titles for your students

At this time of year, teachers often ask us to find ‘good’ books for their students. Something with a little ‘bite’. Books with ‘bite’ – vampire stories  – are hugely popular now, and books from autuhors like Stephenie Meyer and Darren …