TALK OF THE TOWN: Emma Watson donates her favourite books by feminist authors to Oxford University students
Her Harry Potter alter-ego, Hermione was always top of the class and it looks like Emma Watson will be getting an ‘A’ for generosity after donating books by feminists to university students.
The actress, 27, below, was appointed a visiting fellow at Lady Margaret Hall by Oxford University in 2016.
Now Emma, who runs an online feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf, is sending copies of her favourite paperbacks to the prestigious uni.
A batch of eight books that appeared by magic in the library included Half The Sky: How To Change The World, by husband and wife team Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, My Life On The Road by Gloria Steinem, The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Caitlin Moran’s How To Be A Woman and Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi.
Emma Watson, 27, was appointed a visiting fellow at Lady Margaret Hall by Oxford University in 2016
Her Harry Potter alter-ego, Hermione was always top of the class and it looks like Emma Watson will be getting an ‘A’ for generosity (pictured: Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson in a scene from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)
It was the love affair that inspired Madonna to write hit single Beautiful Stranger.
But it seems her unlikely 18-month romance with penniless Englishman Andy Bird, below, in the late 1990s also inspired the blockbuster rom-com Notting Hill.
Two decades after the film, star Hugh Grant has revealed: ‘It was based on something that happened to a friend of Richard Curtis [the film’s creator], a very unfamous bloke in Notting Hill who fell in love with an extremely famous person, and she with him.’
Madge, 60, will be after royalties…
It seems Madonna’s unlikely 18-month romance with penniless Englishman Andy Bird in the late 1990s inspired the blockbuster rom-com Notting Hill
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