Online travel specialist Travelbird asked ambassadors about their favourite books to help you prepare your travels.
Why does reading makes us want to write?
Poetry has a reputation of being hard to understand, but the best way to learn more about it, is to just dive into it.
There are too many interesting things to do in the world.
I have quite an elitist taste in literature (and arts in general, and maybe just life in general). This is not a problem: everybody likes different things and I don’t have to be ashamed of the fact that I like these things. I’m not bothering anyone.
A new year and some new reading challenges! I have some cool new reading projects planned.
A new year, so you might need some new books! Here are some ways to get new books without spending too much money.
Last semester I had to reread Ulysses by James Joyce because I took a course on this book. It made me reconsider what I think about rereading.
There are so many books to read that I have to make choices. But how do I choose which books are worthy of my time?
Anna Visser is a young translator, currently working on a Dutch translation of "The Hustler" by Walter Tevis. I talked to her about her work, the Beats and the difference between translating prose and poetry.