Free bedtime story book for all children, 4 years of age and under. On joining the library children will receive a bedtime story book to take home and keep, together with a wallet and library membership card.
Georges Simenon, who was born 120 years ago in the Belgian city of Liège, lived an eventful life and was a prolific author. He wrote 75 novels and 28 short stories about his most famous character, Jules Maigret or, as everyone (including his wife) calls him, Maigret.
Several acquaintances have confided in me that one of their New Year’s resolutions is to start reading again. When asked for any tips my advice is always the same: start with something short. In that vein, one of the books I have read since the beginning of the year is Simone de Beauvoir’s The Inseparables, a novel supposedly considered “too intimate” to be published during the author’s life.
On 7 April 1926 an Irish woman stepped out from a crowd in Rome and fired a shot at one of the 20th century's most infamous dictators. One bullet grazed the nose of Benito Mussolini, but the Italian leader survived the assassination attempt.
Guerrilla poetry involves publishing poetry in unexpected and unconventional ways in unexpected and unconventional places. Guerrilla poets like to choose unusual media or materials for their poems. They avoid publishing their poems using black text on a white page.