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Young Eliot: From St Louis to The Waste Land by Robert Crawford digested read The biography of the dancing, smiling, velocipede-riding future poet is condensed to a more rhythmic 700 words Continue reading...
The Guardian | 1 hour, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook Reports that physical books are gaining ground at the expense of digital are just plain wrong Continue reading...
The Guardian | 3 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon - review 'The plot of the second book was intense. It was weaved with lies and deceit and impossible to predict' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 3 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Quite a Good Time to Be Born by David Lodge review a top novelist, and a bag of nerves David Lodges account of the first half of his lifeis steeped in anxietyI drew my first breath on the 28th January, 1935, which was quite a good time for a future writer to be born in England. The quite in the opening line of this memoir is character
The Guardian | 4 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Poets Tale review a brisk tour through Chaucers world Who was Chaucer? Paul Strohm tries to find the man by telling the story of a year in English history Continue reading...
The Guardian | 5 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Bees by Laline Paull review a richly evocative feast for the senses Laline Paulls debut, an allegory of human mores and emotions set in a bees nest, revels in lyrical prose Continue reading...
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'History Of Lonliness' Explores The Complexity Of Priest Sex Abuse NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with John Boyne about his novel, A History of Loneliness, which addresses the difficult subject of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests.
NPR.org | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Honeydew review Edith Pearlmans mastery deepens The award-winning short-story writers latest collection is suffused with a biblical duality Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Illuminations review Andrew OHagans tender tale of love and memory The writers fifth novel explores the life of an elderly woman whose memory is slipping away, and her soldier grandson who wants only to forgetOn my radar: Andrew OHagans cultural highlights Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins - review 'Lola has been living a normal life with her slightly older boyfriend and wacky outfits ever since the boy she loved moved away leaving her broken hearted' Continue reading...
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