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Academy Street review a solitary Irish girl finds friendship in New York An often lyrical novel by Mary Costello about an introvert who flees to the dark, sprawling postwar US city Continue reading...
The Guardian | 12 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Memoir Chronicles The Joy And Loss Of 'The Light Of The World' NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to author Elizabeth Alexander about her new memoir, The Light of the World.
NPR.org | 13 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Spinster' Celebrates The Single Ladies Writer Kate Bolick says that, growing up, she just assumed she'd get married some day but it hasn't happened. Her new book looks at five women who upend traditional assumptions about women's lives.
NPR.org | 13 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Swallow This review horror stories from the food factories Joanna Blythman reveals the dangers lurking within even supposedly healthy convenience food in this outstanding investigation Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson - review 'Finally, we have a YA novel that doesn't focus its entire plot on unrelatable, far-fetched ideals of romance' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 13 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Books: New and noteworthy Toni Morrison and Jon Krakauer have new books out on April 21.
USA Today | 14 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Stammered Songbook review unflinching, moving study of a parent with Alzheimers A poets eye for detail gives power to this slender volume from the Flemish author Erwin Mortier Continue reading...
The Guardian | 14 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top 10 superstitions: ever worn a wasp nest in your hair? From salt throwing to spitting on planes to wearing red ribbons or wasp nests, here are Jandy Nelsons 10 favourite superstitionsIts amazing how people across cultures try to exert control over a seemingly indifferent/random/chaotic universe by doing absur
The Guardian | 16 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Julius Zebra: Rumble with the Romans! by Gary Northfield - review 'A very funny, page-turning adventure' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 16 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
God Help the Child review Toni Morrison continues to improve with age The Nobel prizewinner comes full circle with this rich tale of a young womans struggle against shadism and parental neglect Continue reading...
The Guardian | 17 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend