Happy birthday to Miguel de Cervantes! The Spanish author wrote one of the world’s most famous comedic novels back in 1605. To honor him and his work here is a quiz on Don Quixote that is hopefully as amusing as the book itself is. feature image via “Don Quixote and Sancho Panza at a crossroad,” by Wilhelm Marstrand, 1847, Nivaagaard Museum, Denmark
Eighty-three years ago today, J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit was published. In celebration of the tale that introduced readers to Middle Earth and started the rise in epic fantasy with The Lord of the Rings, we’ve compiled this list of quotes from The Hobbit to celebrate the thrill of budding adventure. 1. “This is a story of how a Baggins had an adventure, and found himself doing and saying things altogether unexpected.” It’s interesting that Bilbo, a hobbit who is originally dead-set against anything that interrupts his routine, would come to see such a radical growth in character. At the onset of …
The American Dream – a term used so loosely in recent years, that it is hard to capture its true essence. But the idea behind it remains the same; an offer of a land of freedom, a life of freedom, and emancipation from any hardships that came before.
Don’t worry, with these five books you won’t have to wait long after reading for the adventure to continue. Go check them out!