Books

10 of the best cult books

Books have the power to make us laugh, break our hearts and open our minds – often at the same time. The books in this post achieve all of those things, but they have something else too; something special that elevates them above your average novel and inspires millions of …

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As a new uni year starts, which students will pay most for textbooks?

This week, thousands of fresh-faced young people are heading to uni to learn, party and realise they’re terrible at cooking (top tip: make friends with a good cook early on). They’ll also have to learn some serious financial management skills. It’s no secret that higher education isn’t cheap, with the …

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What are Britain’s biggest literary guilty pleasures?

Britain has given the world some brilliant authors over the ages: Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Neil Gaiman, Zadie Smith. We could go on. So surely Britain’s taste in books reflects our rich literary heritage? Erm… not quite. A quick glance through the best sellers list shows that Brits, while enjoying …

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Fight Club film vs book

Movies better than their books

Once a book makes the transition from page to screen, you know lots of people are going to claim that the book was better than the film. But sometimes, just sometimes, the movie adaptation actually surpasses the book. From the casting choices, plot changes, additional or stripped back dialogue, there …

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How many of these notoriously difficult books have you finished?

People like books for many reasons. Some like to relax after a hard day’s work. Others like to read saucy material on the bus home without getting arrested. This post is dedicated to those who like to challenge themselves, however. In this post, we’ve collected some of the most difficult …

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6 reasons to switch to eBooks

Since the invention of the printing press, books have educated and entertained millions of people every single day. Technology could soon make the traditional paper and ink book a thing of the past, however. eBooks, which condense hefty novels into a dainty little file for reading on a phone or …

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