I have been posting a lot recently about summer as the perfect reading season. Holidays and lounging time mean extra hours to work your way through that growing pile of untouched books. The Book Habit was conceived as a way to publicly celebrate the joy of reading. And now it's time to take that one … Continue reading A Novel Giveaway!
Hello beautiful bibliophiles! Another week has passed us by and I hope that it has been a wonderful one for each of you. It has been a great one for me, with lots of exciting developments partially related to this blog - I will share with you as soon as I'm able (I love being … Continue reading Just For Fun Friday: Literary Videos Take II
One of the great personal tragedies of 2013 has been the departure of one of my very best friends, Lauren, to the exotic climes of Singapore. We have shared many memorable and completely bizarre experiences, not least a somewhat spontaneous backpacking trip through the Baltics. In mid-February. Among the greatest memories we share, however, are … Continue reading Just For Fun Friday: Literary History UK Style
For those of you who are frequenters of The Book Habit, my odd references to a life outside of literature may come as something of a surprise. Reading is, amazingly, only a part-time gig for me. Most of my week is in fact spent finishing up an MSc Human Rights at the LSE and getting … Continue reading The Right to Write: Censorship and Literature
Well hello, lovely people! The weekend is upon us and, for those in the UK at least, time to look forward to a glorious Bank Holiday. On Sunday, I will be giving myself a reprieve from work and revision (yes, exam time is upon us once more), to celebrate the beginning of The Globe's 2013 … Continue reading Just for Fun Friday: Writers on Writers