The winter solstice marks a turning point in the seasons—though there is much of the winter still to come in terms of weather, temperature and (in many places) snow, it offers hope that spring will eventually get here in the form of an additional moment or two of daylight with each passing day. First, of… Read More »
Tags: A Man Called Ove, Allegra Huston, Aziz Ansari, Damian Dibben, diana gabaldon, Donna Tartt, Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, Fredrik Backman, jane austen, Kiera Cass, Modern Romance, Neil Olson, poll, Pride and Prejudice, Say My Name, Sense and Sensibility, The Black Painting, the goldfinch, The One, The Silent Fountain, Tomorrow, Victoria Fox
Welcome to the Fictional Food Pop-Up Café, serving gastronomical delights straight from the pages of our favourite books. Some of these treats you may have tasted before, some are truly the stuff of fantasy, but each dish on the menu is a feast for the imagination. Bon Appetit!
Tags: Amy Tan, Annie Barrows, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, diana gabaldon, Douglas Adams, Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, jack kerouac, Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate, Lisa See, Marsha Mehran, Mary Ann Shaffer, On the Road, Pomegranate Soup, Richard C. Morais, Roald Dahl, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The Hundred-Foot Journey, The Joy Luck Club, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Voyager
Time travel may be a familiar trope of science fiction books, but it’s not a theme that is limited to that fantastical genre. Moving in and out of different eras has also been deftly handled in commercial and literary fiction, weaving storylines through the past, the present and even the future without sacrificing the development… Read More »