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Roald Dahl's Gobblefunk Dictionary

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Among the most visually delicious animated movies this year was the BFG, which took us all back to our old Roald Dahl binge-reading days – sleepless nights spent lost in Dahl’s enchanting worlds of dreams and giant peaches and chocolate factories. Roald Dahl’s storytelling however, is considered iconic, not only for the stories themselves, but for his[...]

4 Underrated Novels That Give You Unique Insights into South Asian Culture

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Masala and tea. Gaudy weddings, loud politicians, psychedelic rickshaws and cricket. What defines South Asian culture? Or more fundamentally, what is South Asia? Seeing as the entire region floats smugly above the equator, something must have really gone south for it to earn that name. Here are four underrated novels that can help you uncover facets of this [...]

A 'Mild' Case of Tsundoku

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As a girl who grew up wanting to be Belle because marrying a Beast for his library always seemed like a no-brainer to me, somewhere along the way I realized that the only way I was going to get remotely close to that dream was if I built my own book heaven. A dream that eventually grew into an obsession, an expensive one at that too. I realized my book-bu[...]