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Digested reads review of 2014 by Valrie Trierweiler and Russell Brand This geezer George Orwell wrote this book, 1984, about the numberofbirds Iveshagged Continue reading...
The Guardian | 2 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I'll Show You Blue Kangaroo by Emma Chichester Clark - review 'Lily keeps thinking she can do things but she does things too quickly even when the grown-ups tell her not to' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 3 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Give boys screen time and theyll start to read New research suggests that, for working-class boys at least, touch-screen stories are better learning tools than booksHow can we get boys reading? Its a question that for decades has exercised teachers, parents and literacy campaigners, and one that will
The Guardian | 6 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Whispering Skull by Jonathan Stroud - review 'I really felt for the Lockwood team and you live on tenterhooks through some of their sticky, creepily dangerous situations' Continue reading...
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Books: New and noteworthy Go crazy for a new book about Prince and 'Purple Rain.'
USA Today | 7 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Armchair Nation review cultural nuggets from the history of British TV viewing Joe Moran has written a fascinating study of the publics love/hate relationship with television Continue reading...
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Here by Richard McGuire review an exquisitely drawn ecological warning Dizzying technique and moral purpose mark out graphic novelist Richard McGuires return to the themes he first explored 25 years ago Continue reading...
The Guardian | 8 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
PD James remembered by Richard Coles 3 August 192027 November 2014The crime writer was courteous and perspicacious and alert for the gaps between what was said and what was doneSee the Observers obituaries of 2014 in fullStephen Sutton remembered by his mother Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sue Townsend remembered by Nicci Gerrard 2 April 194610 April 2014Nicci Gerrard, who conducted the Adrian Mole authors funeral, on a radical and a partygoer, a grandmother, a woman of the people, a writer, a dreamerSee the Observers obituaries of 2014 in fullLouise Wilson remembered by Jonathan
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Maya Angelou remembered by Jon Snow 4 April 1928-28 May 2014The broadcaster and longtime friend of Angelou recalls a phenomenal poet, activist and raconteur and singerSee the Observers obituaries of 2014 in fullGabriel Garca Mrquez remembered by Edith Grossman Continue reading...
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