This summer, movie theatres will be filled with big budget blockbusters and The Legend of Tarzan – based on the novel Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs – is no exception. Samuel L. Jackson plays George Washington Williams, a historic American Civil War soldier and the activist responsible for spurring public outcry against King Leopold II’s Congo Free State. In honor of this movie’s bookish origins, we’re celebrating our absolute favorite literary roles of Samuel L. Jackson.
There’s nothing more delightful than Summer Fridays. They’re fun, they’re unexpected, and it really feels like you’re getting away with something by not going into the office. But what are you going to do with all that extra free time? At Quirk Books, we believe the best Summer Friday is a bookish Summer Friday. Here are four of our favorite books that can (and should) be read in one gorgeous day.
Just as Miss Peregrine collects children with unique abilities in her orphanage, the film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children gathers together actors with a history of playing roles in book film adaptations.
Sometimes we look up from our book to shout about said book (or reading in general) and since most of the time that shouting is done online it’s always nice to have a gif to accompany our shouting—or say the words for us.
Today, those words are, "We are reading. DO NOT INTERRUPT."