Here at Bas Bleu, we’re not above gawking at celebrities. Literary celebrities, that is! And our editors enjoyed a rare sighting of one of the biggest names in books last week when Shakespeare’s First Folio rolled into town. Continue reading
The staggering scope of that influence is impossible to chronicle in a single blog post, so we’ll let Sir Ian McKellen—whose Shakespearean roles include Hamlet, Romeo, Macbeth, Richard III, Iago, King Lear, and Coriolanus—sum it up for us. Continue reading
Happy New Year, bluestockings! After bidding adieu to 2013 last night, we awoke this morning to a sparkling fresh start and a determination to make this year—Bas Bleu’s twentieth!!!!—our best yet. And because we love a to-do list, we’ve drafted a year’s worth of reading resolutions and are challenging you to tackle them along with us. Continue reading
Summer is just around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: road trip! Of course you’ll need plenty of reading material to keep you company in the car, on the beach, by the lake, or in the hammock. We’ll be happy to help you pack your book tote, especially once Bas Bleu’s Summer issue hits your mailbox next week!
But aside from great books (and lots of sunscreen), no summer road trip is complete without good tunes. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a special Bas Bleu playlist just for you. Continue reading