A new book subscription service hopes to introduce you to “literary hidden gems that you may not have otherwise come across.” Aphilia cuts down on the time needed to hunt for your next great read while allowing you to get to the part that actually matters — reading.
Each month, the brand will send you one wrapped copy of a newly released title, along with a card detailing why the title was chosen. The service is geared toward book browsers unsure of what to buy next, readers looking for hidden gems they might not find on their own, busy readers who don’t want to browse ,and book clubs who simply don’t want to make the next month’s pick on their own.
Books chosen include both nonfiction and fiction titles. The latter are decidedly literary rather than genre. Examples of books you might see in a shipment include A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie or Normal People by Sally Rooney.
There are four subscription options available: a three-month, six-month, nine-month and 12-month option, with the three-month subscription priced at $75, so $25 per book (the 12-month option is $300, so, no, you won’t save by purchasing a longer subscription).
This spring/summer, Music City welcomes The Printing House, a new hotel celebrating the city’s rich legacy as a hub for creativity. Located at the intersection of Third Avenue and Peabody Street, The Printing House pays homage to the printing press’s influence in and dispersion of music in Nashville’s legacy, from printed sheet music to concert posters to songbooks.
If you think you’ve been to the must-see destinations in Japan, but your explorations haven’t really taken you past the major travel hubs, consider Setouchi. Or maybe you’ve never visited Japan before, but want somewhere off the beaten path, Setouchi fits the bill. A small region in the southern half of the country, the destination offers plenty to see and do, regardless of its size.
Whether you are interested in music, art, history, food, sports or fashion, Music City has something for everyone to sing about. Nashville is accessible, friendly and authentic, with diverse neighborhoods, a storied musical heritage and a creative culture that energizes the city.
Chautauqua Institution is a unique destination in western New York, which, every summer, hosts thousands of visitors who flock to the expansive grounds to attend a variety of programming all designed with “self and community betterment” in mind. Chautauqua Institution is nothing new; it was founded in the 1870s to provide wealthy Americans a more constructive and educational way to use their leisure time, and, this year, it’s celebrating its 150th anniversary, making it the perfect time to visit.