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Aisling Twomey

Aisling was born in Cork and lived in Dublin for a few years before quitting her old life in 2015 and starting a brand new one in London. Forever reading books in the bath and consequently wondering why her paperbacks are a bit wobbly, Aisling has been a writer for almost ten years. She's super clumsy and has accepted that her hair will never be tidy. When not slogging at a desk in the financial world, Aisling can be found attempting new yoga poses, running, pole dancing or eating large amounts of spicy food and chocolate. You will never find her ironing, as she doesn't believe in it. Twitter: @taisling

Make Your Own Map Room With These Gorgeous Fantasy Maps

Whether as part of your own dedicated map room or added to a home library, these fantasy maps make perfect decorations.

A Reckoning With My Yoga Books

What do you turn to when the foundations of a practice you teach is riddled with resources by known abusers?

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lewis Carroll

Alice in Wonderland has been such an iconic and influential book since its release in 1865, but how much do you know about its author?

The Best New and Upcoming Paperbacks for Your Book Club

From magic realism and folklore retellings to literary fiction and nonfiction, here are some of the best paperback releases for book club.

Immersive Books For That Ultimate Escape-From-Reality Feeling

Immersive books remind my cynical self that stories are absolutely a form of magic. These are some of my favorite reads, like Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara

Reading Pathways: Rachel Cusk

With 11 novels and 4 works of nonfiction, it’s hard to know where to begin with Rachel Cusk. Here's my suggestion for a reading pathway.

Lessons to Learn From the Kate Clanchy Memoir Fiasco

Why did author Kate Clanchy get an opportunity to rewrite a memoir others called out as racist and ableist?

A Look at the Long-Awaited WHEEL OF TIME Trailer

What did you think of THE WHEEL OF TIME trailer and how eager are you to watch?

The Golden Library of the Moscow Tsars That No One Can Find

In the 16th Century, Ivan the Great supposedly built a library unlike any other. Centuries later, we're still looking for it underground.

World War II Books for Your Book Club

Consider some lesser-known perspectives on WWII with a mix of fiction and non-fiction books for book clubs, including When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.