Bookish Thought: Sensitivity & ‘Cancel Culture’ in Literature

This may end up being a unpopular opinion post though I'm not sure. Let's just hope that no one attempts to 'cancel' me for writing this. With all the changes, good and bad, happening across the political and cultural landscapes in the US (I can't speak for other countries of course), I think it's great … Continue reading Bookish Thought: Sensitivity & ‘Cancel Culture’ in Literature

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Shakespeare & His Leading Ladies

What's in a name? Apparently, today is William Shakespeare's birthday. I'll be honest - I haven't read anything of Shakespeare's since high school. However, I do remember enjoying the basic plot lines and characters of his plays though. Speaking of characters, ever wonder how he decided upon the names for his leading ladies? If you're … Continue reading Shakespeare & His Leading Ladies