Have you visited The Night Circus?

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. The black sign, painted in white letters that hangs upon the gates, reads:

“Opens at Nightfall
Closes at Dawn”

As the sun disappears beyond the horizon, all over the tents small lights begin to flicker, as though the entirety of the circus is covered in particularly bright fireflies. When the tents are all aglow, sparkling against the night sky, the sign appears.

Le Cirque des Rêves – The Circus of Dreams.

Now the circus is open.
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Podcast: Donna Tartt and The Secret History

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In another of our book club reads in association with Bookplate Books, we discuss The Secret History and also give a brief introduction to Donna Tartt.

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Podcast: The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

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In association with Bookplate Books, Rob and Kate discuss the Booker prize nominated The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt.

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