Excellent advice from circa 1200 for leaving a party: “When you are about to leave, let your horse be at the door; don’t climb on him in the hall, unless the host tells you to.” Noted! Read more entertaining life lessons from the past here.
Want to be a famous author? Is your name Kate or Simon? Congrats, you're halfway there!
Authors discuss FAQ about diversity in reading and authorship on Book Riot.
These famous authors apparently had the good luck to come back as dogs.
Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure is the bleakest of all his bleak novels, according to this infographic. Which probably makes it the bleakest novel ever written. Choice Hardy quote: “...happiness [is] but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain," from The Mayor of Casterbridge. Cheers!
I can't stop comparing the English book covers to the American versions. Which do you like best? I think America got the better deal.