Monthly Archives: February 2012

Food For Thought: Seasonal Affective Disorder!

So really what does SAD have to do with books? Hmm, honestly not a lot but it got me thinking about how we change with the seasons. Personally I love to read with the seasons! At Christmas I read “The … Continue reading

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ESSEX BOOK FESTIVAL :)

                                         MARCH 2012 Next month there are an assortment of exciting literature events going on around Essex organised by Essex County Council Library Services and Arts Council England. There will be book readings from best-selling authors, writer’s workshops and imaginative … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

“… Without a doubt, the most beautifully written novel of all time,” the mini-review placard in the Colchester branch of Waterstones promised of The Great Gatsby when I went in the other day to find something to read. Hysterical hyperbole, … Continue reading

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Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

PLEASE READ REVIEW BEFORE: a) shaking your head in disapproval/disgust b) wondering how an English Literature Undergrad has time to be reading such a book c) thinking that Bridget Jones is simply another Chic Lit book I feel like that … Continue reading

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So for an alternative way to enjoy Shakespeare. . .

Introducing the Reduced Shakespeare Company: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvPdWcCHkxM click click click

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A Reminder

So nowadays any article concerning graduates I avoid. Like the plague. Because let’s be honest, it scares the shit out of me. Rates of unemployment are rising, people that have firsts from top notch universities can’t even find a a … Continue reading

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LitSoc Newsletter – 17/02/12

Hello! It’s newsletter time again, so here are the details of events that are going on, upcoming socials and other bits and pieces we think you might be interested in this fortnight! If you have any Literature related news or … Continue reading

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