Category Archives: contemporary romance

Love between the covers

“The noise was huge. Wherever they stood, sat, or wandered, they talked. Primarily women, he observed, some of them dressed for business, other drooping from travel. And all, he thought, studying the heaped luggage carts, with enough suitcases for a … Continue reading

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Tourism and fiction

“Japan’s smallest prefecture is aiming to attract more Thai tourists by sponsoring a series of romance novels set in the region. The southern Kagawa Prefecture has teamed up with four Thai writers for the initiative, who have each penned love … Continue reading

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Unification

“The most cherished goal in physics, as in bad romance novels, is unification. To bring together two things previously understood as different and recognize them as aspects of a single entity – when we can do it – is the … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Island trilogy: meet Air, Earth, Fire and … Water

Ancient Greek philosophers thought that everything in the world was made out of four elements: earth, fire, water and air. This belief in four fundamental elements lasted throughout the Middle Ages, until the advent of the Scientific Revolution in the … Continue reading

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