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Ayatollah Khamenei reveals himself as an #AvidReader of fiction Irans supreme leader declares fondness for Mikhail Sholokhov and Alexei Tolstoy on English-language Twitter feedThe Irans supreme leader has declared himself to be an #AvidReader, unveiling a hitherto unsuspected passion for the works of the Soviet author
The Guardian | 4 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Catwoman revealed as bisexual in new DC comic Selina Kyle confirms long-held rumours about her sexuality with a kiss in latest editionBatwoman is lesbian, the Green Lantern is gay, and now Catwoman, the leather-clad denizen of Gotham City who made her comic book debut in 1940, has been confirmed as b
The Guardian | 5 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Young Sherlock Holmes: Stone Cold By Andrew Lane - review 'I enjoyed the increasing intensity of the plot and the depth of the mystery' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Harry Potter secrets to be revealed by new JK Rowling bibliography Recording the authors weariness with revisions, and hugger mugger meetings over manuscripts, new book collects definitive behind-the-scenes storiesThe door to the chamber of secrets has opened a crack, as a bibliography of JK Rowlings work reveals insider
The Guardian | 7 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Whats going on with Prospect magazines list of top 50 world thinkers? Russell Brand and Cody Wilson are in, the pope and Mary Beard are out the criteria for making it on to the annual list of cerebral superstars is hard to fathomRussell Brand has come from nowhere to join the worlds top public intellectuals, while the pope&
The Guardian | 8 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tracey Emin and Henry Miller: a perfect match Her new covers for Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn restore some of the books messy truth, usually effaced by soft-focus glamourIts taken too long for Tracey Emin and Henry Miller to find each other. The artist has provided cover artwork for the n
The Guardian | 8 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
This Month (And Every Month), Black Sci-Fi Writers Look To The Future For years, black authors stood out in science fiction and fantasy because there were so few. Now, says Alaya Dawn Johnson, though there are still obstacles, black authors are making themselves heard.
NPR.org | 9 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Thrillers review roundup Hold the Dark by William Giraldi, The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson, The White Van by Patrick Hoffman, The Whites by Harry Brandt, Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson - review 'It's a really interesting book and it's like Hetty is talking to you' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The word-hoard: Robert Macfarlane on rewilding our language of landscape For decades the leading nature writer has been collecting unusual words for landscapes and natural phenomena from aquabob to zawn. Its a lexicon we need to cherish in an age when a junior dictionary finds room for broadband but has no place for bluebellEi
The Guardian | 9 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend