Alayna Ismail

Small change, big impact: second-hand books

One often hears the phrase: “there’s nothing quite like the smell of a new book”. Despite the rise of Kindles, E books and other electronic forms of literature, the allure of physical reading material continues to attract new customers. Book sales have increased in recent years; 190.9 million books were...
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Posted Feb. 11, 2020

Do we really need more adventures of Sherlock Holmes?

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most widely renowned literary icons in British culture. The character generated massive appeal in the early 20th century, to the extent that his ‘death’ was met with mass mourning. This prompted his subsequent revival and the continuation of the series until the author’s own...
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Posted Dec. 27, 2019