9 Literary "bad guys" in Honor of Billie Eilish

9 Literary "bad guys" in Honor of Billie Eilish

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Billie Eilish’s “bad guy,” the smash hit from her new album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? recently overtook Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” as the number one song on Hot 100. In honor of Eilish’s success, we’ve made a list of the 9 baddest bad guys in literature.     9 – Captain hook Image Via disneyclips.com   Who can forget this one-handed pirate who terrorized Peter Pan and the Lost Boys during all their adventures!?   8 – Grendel Image Via J. R. Skelton’s Stories of Beowulf   You might recognize this Old English baddie from …

6 of the Absolute Worst Wordsworth Classics Book Covers

6 of the Absolute Worst Wordsworth Classics Book Covers

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Wordsworth Classics is familiar name to many book lovers but maybe not for the best reason. They print high-quality paperback versions of beloved literary classics at a low price. After your local library, Wordsworth is one of the best places to look for these titles on the cheap. However, Wordsworth Classics is also infamous for printing some absolutely horrendous covers. So, we at Bookstr have taken it upon ourselves to create a definitive list of the absolute worst Wordsworth Classics Book Covers.   1- Frankenstein   Image Via Amazon.COm   Ok, all things considered, this isn’t the worst. You’ve got the …

3 Artists Bringing Books to Life with Their Book Sculptures

3 Artists Bringing Books to Life with Their Book Sculptures

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While most people look at an old hardcover book and see a story waiting to be read, some artists see a blank canvas.   1 – Emma taylor U.K.-based artist Emma Taylor brings scenes from classic stories to life by creating amazing sculptures from titles she finds at used book shops.   Image via MyModerNet.Com   In an interview with My Modern Met, Taylor described book sculpture as “[her] creative outlet to highlight an appreciation of the little things in life.”   Image Via MYMOdernNet.com   Check out her ever-growing portfolio of other bookish sculptures!   2 – Tomoko Takeda …