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Michelle and Mandi on 'Outlander': Lallybroch HEA contributors Mandi Schreiner and Michelle Monkou react to the latest Outlander episode.
USA Today | 6 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The World Music Education of Philip Glass In his new memoir, Music Without Words, the composer explains how a chance meeting with Ravi Shankar sparked a fascination with the cultures of the world and their music.
NPR.org | 11 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Power Of Edouard Manet's 'Very Active Muse' Maureen Gibbon's new novel, Paris Red, delves into the life of Victorine Meurent, Manet's favorite model and the central figure in some of his most famous paintings.
NPR.org | 18 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
My highlight: Eric Ravilious by Michael Prodger An exhibition of Ravilious watercolours at the Dulwich Picture Gallery shows how his pastoral vision of an English Neverland remains powerfully evocative Continue reading...
The Guardian | 18 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas - review 'A psychological thriller that honestly will leave you mentally and emotionally damaged by the end' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 18 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tiny Pages Reveal Big, Rodent-Related Worries In 'Devotion' Don't be put off by the size of Devotion: A Rat Story by Maile Meloy. It's a small book, hardly larger than a pack of cigarettes, but the horror it delivers is real (and rat shaped).
NPR.org | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How to get down to grips with writing a book? Take a walk on the wild side Researching her latest novel, Melissa Harrison found herself walking alone up the A5. She spent four days not fitting in exposed but exhilarated Continue reading...
The Guardian | 21 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Playlist for the Dead by Michelle Falkoff - review 'A heartwarming story which will play on the heartstrings' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 21 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Saturday poem: In the Vicinity of the Crank-House by Anthony ThwaiteI am becoming a connoisseur of walking sticksComparing my own stout stump with the slender ferrule,The harsh metal wand, or the pair of hospital crutches.Not lameness or amputation, thank God, simply old ageAnd a condition known as degen
The Guardian | 22 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Soul of the Marionette by John Gray review bleak, bracing and highly entertaining A short enquiry into human freedom exposes the follies, delusions and prevailing Gnosticism of our smugly arrogant timesIn these times the west, or what we used quaintly to call the civilised world, is threatened by two opposing perils, one actual and nea
The Guardian | 22 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend