Quote of the Day – August 25, 2022

Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist

As the year comes to a close, it is time for people of the book world to make their choice of the best books of the year. While we await for the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, we get to see other literary institutions celebrate another great year of reading. Since 2012, Waterstones BookContinue reading “Waterstones Book of the Year 2018 Shortlist”

Friday Debate: Columbus Day

Welcome to Friday Debate, a feature on cup of tea with that book, please, where every Friday a question will be posted that tantalize the brain and expands our horizons.

Weekly Tea Discussion: Why Are People Afraid of the Arts?

Two days ago, President Trump announced a proposal budget that would cut funding to arts and education programs. This would propel the elimination of four independent cultural agencies – the National Endowment for Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Science, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, whichContinue reading “Weekly Tea Discussion: Why Are People Afraid of the Arts?”

And another year goes by…

Oh the year 2016! It has been…ok, I’m not going to sugar coat it. 2016 kind of sucked. The presidential election that appeared to have no end, devastating terrorist attacks, Brexit, the result of the presidential election, numerous amounts of notable deaths…people are just itching for this year to end. But before we abruptly closeContinue reading “And another year goes by…”