Nicole Basaraba is a Canadian writer focusing on topics of travel, culture, books and what life was like as an expat in the capital city of Europe: Brussels, Belgium.
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I was looking for some scary movies to watch in spirit of Halloween. I’ve watched pretty much everything in terms of movies – I don’t stick to just one genre. What I found is that there are A LOT of movies … Continue reading
So my question is: why do most book clubs these days read the classics?
Maybe book clubs read the classics because it’s good to have this “cultured knowledge” or maybe because the average person needs a little help from peers to fully understand the book? I know I’ve cracked open Pride and Prejudice more than one while lying in bed before going to sleep, and I couldn’t seem to concentrate hard enough to sift through the “older” English and follow all the Ms Bennets. Continue reading