Eagle and Child and The Inklings

As a city with such a rich literary history, it is inevitable that there are countless places dotted around Oxford which boast a bookish background, some of which may not be so obvious. One of the best examples of this is the Eagle and Child pub on St Giles, meeting place for the infamous Inklings … Continue reading

Celebrating Author ‘Days’

Blackwell’s blog, Broad Conversation, recently published a piece challenging readers to consider which authors should have their own days. The Blackwell’s Twitter feed got a few suggestions: Spike Milligan, Dan Holloway, Murukami, John Keats. Of course, there are already some author celebrations in existence. As Blackwell’s pointed out, there’s ‘Alice’s Day on 4th July, November 12th is Carl … Continue reading

The Inklings of Oxford

Just a short video about some pretty-famous authors writing in Oxford…

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