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Fun Fact Friday – 29th May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 29th May 2015 Nearly everyone has heard of J.D. Salinger’s novel "The Catcher in the Rye". But how many of you have heard of the book "60 Years Later: Coming...

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Fun Fact Friday – 22nd May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 22nd May 2015 In 1821, 18 year old John Horwood was convicted for the murder of his ex girlfriend, Eliza Balsumbe. His punishment was to be hanged and his body...

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Fun Fact Friday – 15th May 2015

Fun Fact Fact – 15th May 2015 Author Franz Kafka, (3rd July 1883 – 3rd June 1924), wrote many books during his life time, including short stories, a novella and three novels. However his...

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Fun Fact Friday – 8th May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 8th May 2015 The children’s book "Curious George", may never have been published due to the Nazi invasion of Paris during WWII. In 1940, Curious George’s authors, Hans Augusto Rey...

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Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 1st May 2015 The British Library in London is the largest library in the world (by number of items catalogued), with roughly 170 million. Around 14 million of these are...

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Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 17th April 2015 Many people have seen the film Forrest Gump, but not every one realises that the film was an adaptation from Winston Groom’s 1986 book "Forrest Gump". There...

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Fun Fact Friday – 10th April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 10th April 2015 Have you ever been to a book signing? Have you ever thought about the author, sitting there, signing for hours, and how much their arm must ache...

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Fun Fact Friday – 3rd April 2015

Fun Fact Friday – 3rd April 2015 The very first product purchased on Amazon was a book, that was purchase exactly 20 years ago today. On the 3rd April 1995, Mr John Wainwright, bought,...