E. M. Forster’s Maurice: Museums in Books

It’s the return of one of my favourite topics: Museums in Books. This post’s book is E. M. Forster’s Maurice and the museum in it is one I consider my spiritual -and sometimes physical – home; the British Museum.  For those of you unfamiliar with the book, it’s the tale of same-sex love in the early 20th Century,…

World Book Day Special

Today is World Book Day. In fact, today is the 15th World Book day, an annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and above all, reading. The idea behind it is to encourage children to get into reading by providing them with book tokens to spend on – you guessed it – books. It doesn’t just have…