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Dave Gibbons, first comics laureate: Theyre not just cheap, lurid entertainment Watchmen artist spearheads campaign to improve child literacy in the UK by using comics and graphic novels Continue reading...
The Guardian | 2 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Book News: Toni Morrison's Collection Finds A Permanent Home At Princeton The Nobel laureate taught at Princeton University for 17 years. Now, her papers some 180 linear feet of them are returning to be housed in the school's library. Also: a roundup of new releases.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy by Karen Foxlee - review 'The story is exceptional, a truly modern fairytale, tying in unexpected characters' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 3 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Poem of the week: Lament for Stinie Morrison by Kit Wright The British poet tells the tale of a Russian-Jewish immigrant sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of an unpopular landlord in 1911 Continue reading...
The Guardian | 5 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dog in No Man's Land by Damian Kelleher - review 'This truly has an air of something precious and special about it, and is definitely a book to read, share and treasure' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Yellow Peril: Dr Fu Manchu and the Rise of Chinaphobia review the factors that shaped our fear of China Chinese uber-villain Fu Manchu reflected the jingoism of British culture in the early 20th century Continue reading...
The Guardian | 7 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What are the best children's books on ducks? The Book Doctor goes absolutely quackers this week hunting down the most brilliant books on all kinds of ducks Continue reading...
The Guardian | 7 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
There's Never A Dull Moment On This Trans-Siberian Adventure Morning Edition's David Greene has taken this 6,000-mile ride twice. He shares his experience in the cramped third-class cars borscht and all in his new book, Midnight in Siberia.
NPR.org | 9 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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First chapter! Winter's Bullet by William Osborne Tygo, a locksmith's son, is forced by the Nazis to loot abandoned Dutch homes for valuables. Known as 'the Ferret', he's despised by everyone, but it's the only way he can keep his family alive. But when he discovers a girl clutching a diamond in a chimne
The Guardian | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Innovators by Walter Isaacson review a lucid, thrilling and amusing history of the digital age The creation of the networked world, conjured up by a group of nerds, wonks and hippies, is the defining story of our era Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend