Oxford World Book Capital 2014

Hello again Oxford World Bookers, sorry for such a long absence – holidays and work experience following that have meant no time whatsoever to devote to the blog – but I’m pleased to say I’m back again and ready to do some last-minute posts on why Oxford deserves to win before UNESCO’s decision in early … Continue reading

All the World’s A Stage (Day 1)

Last weekend I ventured forth from Oxford to Stratford-upon-Avon for the first time. I’ve lived in Oxford for two years now and I just made it the 1.5 hours to the picturesque town of Shakespeare’s birth. What a shame! If I’d known £5 tickets were available for those between 16 and 25 at the Royal … Continue reading

Summer Events (Updated)

I hope everyone is enjoying the sun! Summer is here early this year. I won’t complain. If you’ve found any upcoming events not listed below in and around Oxford, send me the details at worldbookcapital@gmail.com or just post them in the comments! Now here are your end of April through May events: 21 April – The … Continue reading

Going to hell?

Not literally of course. Fiction can take us all sorts of places! Hell is just one option on the paper road of words and can be visited in Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe. Then again, if you don’t have time to read your way there, head over to Blackwell’s Bookshop on Broad Street for Creation … Continue reading

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