Is Your Dad’s Mid-Life Crisis like Don Quixote?

Is Your Dad’s Mid-Life Crisis like Don Quixote?

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

Killer Book Recommendations from Joe Goldberg

Killer Book Recommendations from Joe Goldberg

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Warning: Spoilers for You are up ahead! Netflix’s You has truly taken the world by storm. With a 93% on Rotten Tomatoes for season 1 and an overall score of 90%, it is not hard to see that the show is a good watch. And with a show centered around a book-loving serial killer, it only makes sense that we get a glimpse into the books Joe Goldberg enjoys enough to recommend them to other people – before he kills them.       Desperate Characters by Paula Fox In the first episode of the series, Joe recommends this book to Beck, …

Why You Need to Remember ‘Don Quixote’ Author Miguel de Cervantes

Why You Need to Remember ‘Don Quixote’ Author Miguel de Cervantes

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The pen in the tongue of the mind. These wise words come from Miguel de Cervantes himself, who died today 403 years ago. Don’t know who he is? You should. you really should… Image Via Amazon Okay, I’ll give you some slack. Today is the anniversary of his death. He was sixty-two when he died back on April 22nd, 1616, and that might seem like a bygone era, but his work lives on, influencing not only Spanish culture but the culture of the world. His influence on Spanish culture is so great that some even call the language “a lengua …