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Food For Thought

book cover image Gastrophysics

Did you know we eat 35 percent more when eating with one other person, yet 75 percent more when eating with three? An Oxford professor explains why.

Mummies & Daddies

book cover image The Story of Egypt

From the earliest sun god — the great “He-She”— the Ancient Egyptian universe brought together two halves of a complete whole. Joann Fletcher explores.

The Righteous Among the Nations - Polish Film Festival

righteous

The film by Michal Szczerbic, “The Righteous”, tells the story of the hiding of a Jewish orphan girl, Hania, during the holocaust by a Polish couple. Many years after the war Hania, now an adult, returns to Poland to find the family of her saviours and asks them to accept the honorific title “The Righteous Among the Nations”. 

Who is telling the truth?

Book cover image - The Lying Game

If you love psychological suspense, you're going to love Ruth Ware's novels. Her third book, The Lying Game has just released and yes, I loved it!

A new character from Reichs!

Book cover image - Two Nights

I'm always up for a new read from Kathy Reichs. Her newest book, Two Nights, is a stand alone that introduces us to a great female lead named Sunday Night.

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A Love Story in Ancient Rome - Quo Vadis, Polish Film Festival

quo vadis

Quo Vadis movie is based on the novel under the same title by Henryk Sienkiewicz, renown Polish writer laureate of a 1905 Nobel Prize in literature . The book had several screen adaptations in the past but Jerzy Kawalerowicz film from 2001 is the first done by a Polish director.