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Giving Daisy Goodwin Another Shot

Recently The Socratic Salon hosted a discussion about what it takes for readers to go back to authors who have burned them before. It was an interesting and lively discussion about the ways that we make room for or dismiss authors who have maybe disappointed our hopes in the past. 540 more words

Style Icon: Lily James

You might know her as Cinderella, but to those who have been watching Downton Abbey she will always be Rose. Her recent press tour for the Disney classic certainly brought my attention to her style. 185 more words


'Downton Abbey' Creator Julian Fellowes Adapts Anthony Trollope’s 'Doctor Thorne'

LONDON — “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope’s novel “Doctor Thorne” for the U.K.’s leading commercial network ITV.

The novel is the story of Dr. 320 more words


Busy Wanderings: My Big British Adventure - Day 8

My first morning at Oxford was an early one, getting up around 5 am so that I would have plenty of time to catch the 8:20 bus to Bampton. 982 more words