Books

Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Painted benches on city trails celebrate some of literature's most beloved characters
14 beautiful hotels inspired by literature

14 beautiful hotels inspired by literature

Travel and literature make for cozy bedfellows. Here are some of the coolest hotels inspired by writers and their work
'Pride and Prejudice' bicentennial sparks Jane Austen tourism boom

'Pride and Prejudice' bicentennial sparks Jane Austen tourism boom

Historical accuracy be damned. We want to see the Pemberley Keira Knightley fell in love with
Tokyo's stunning palace for the printed word

Tokyo's stunning palace for the printed word

The slick new Daikanyama T-Site complex celebrates all things analog
Digital shift is killing Japan's best English books

Digital shift is killing Japan's best English books

The economics of pixels and bytes leave little room for the experts
Sex: The Chinese perspective

Sex: The Chinese perspective

Hong Kong academic Katrien Jacobs is about to publish her first book on Chinese people's views of pornography and sexual identity
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