The benefits of good books

Books furnish a room, they say; indeed they do, perhaps a little too forcefully in our house. Periodically I decide that it needs to be gotten rid of, but it's really hard to put into practice. The weather just after Christmas always…

Release date, cast and trailer

BBC series Barn Hill was praised for dealing with difficult and taboo scenarios from the 1970s to the late 2000s, such as drug addiction, teenage pregnancy, sexuality and HIV. But after a 14-year hiatus, the series is set for a film…

History of books in Nepal

The first book printed in Nepalese is actually a Darjeeling translation of the Bible in 1821. Later, the Ramayan and Mahabharat were imprinted with images of gods and depictions of key scenes, and they brought the reader's imagination to…

Books I hope to read in 2022

Last week I linked several books that I recommend based on my reading in 2021. Below are several that I hope to read in the New Year. I've linked them for your convenience, and if you're looking for some last second Christmas ideas for me…