Spaghetti Films

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with these films that serve you scenes that feature spaghetti. Hungry yet? Lady and the Tramp Who can forget the iconic spaghetti slurping scene between pretty cocker spaniel Lady and her paramour, the mongrel dog Tramp? The Apartment Remember when Bud (Jack Lemmon) strains spaghetti through a tennis racket? Very clever!  Cloudy With…
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Popular Translated Novels: Part I

Ever wonder what some of the world's most popular translated novels are? Let's find out! Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes. This novel of a knight fighting windmills was first published in Spanish in 1605 and has been translated into an estimated 145-plus languages in last four hundred years. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter series…
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150 Years of Little Women

Happy birthday, Louisa May Alcott! She was born on November 29, 1832. 150 years ago, in September 1868, the first volume of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott was published and became an instant bestseller. NEAT FACTS ABOUT LOUISA AND HER FAMILY Louisa used to write pulp fiction (also known as potboilers and dime novels) under the…
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