The Poke, one of the UK's funniest satirical websites, asked Twitter for Brexit themed children’s books to help with the task of explaining Britain's slow motion suicide to kids. Needless to say, the internet delivered in fine style.
As much as we know you’d like to spend every waking minute following plays and tallying points and yelling at the referee, there’s always some dead point during the weekend when there’s no sport on TV and the weather’s too poor to risk a kick-about outside – at which point, what better substitute activity than to read a rollicking novel about sport, eh?
It's an absolute delight for a Finn, whenever we are mentioned anywhere. Much like in that old Monty Python sketch, where the town Wains Cotting is mentioned on the telly. For a Finn, the movie Die Hard comes to mind. Also King Ralph, where…ahem, the Royal Family of Finland actually gets some screen time. Stuff like this makes one's heart burst with pride, so you can only imagine the thrill of reading Stephen King´s Duma Key in its original language.
Finland has long been a bit of an exotic destination for adventurers. But if you can't make the trip, don't worry. We've rounded up the best books about Finland by foreigners, so you can enjoy Suomi from the comfort of your couch.
Here are 5 fantastic examples of educational romps for all ages that kept us up all night with our torches under the bedclothes.
When readers think about literary food fiction, the inevitable spectre of Proust and the infamous madeleine is often invoked, or […]
Are you a reluctant reader? These classic books are equal parts accessible and fantastic, guaranteed to get your literary mind fired up.
April 1st is when most pranksters come out to play. Yet some of the most memorable are amongst us all the time. Say hello to the best fictional pranksters.