Blaga Atanassova

Blaga is a PhD candidate in Classical Archaeology. A lover of stories and adventures of all kinds from an early age, she divides her time between reading (or listening to) books, visiting ancient sites (and occasionally excavating them), learning about the lives of ancient women, and playing board games. Email:

Reconsidering the Life of Oscar Wilde in Four New Works

Oscar Wilde once expressed the sentiment that “There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, ...

10 Books About Best Friends Falling in Love to Brighten Your Winter Days

Winter can be a tough part of the year. Lack of sunlight, short days, and cold weather do one’s mood ...

Book Journal, Goodreads, or Both? On Keeping Reading Records

I recently decided to conduct a poll among my friends, in order to check whether they keep reading records. Some ...

Watch the First Trailer of the New BBC Adaptation of His Dark Materials

The first trailer for the BBC adaptation of His Dark Materials is out! Watch it here.

Finding the Right Time for the Classics

"Every book has the right time and place in one’s life." Is it better to wait for the right time and place to read daunting books like the classics?