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Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe by Antony Loewenstein review the management of nightmares Our economic system now depends upon transforming emergency relief, incarceration and the processing of asylum seekers into profitsAt one telling moment in this unnerving and convincing book, Antony Loewenstein quotes the managing director of one of the m
The Guardian | 6 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Anthony Trollope tops Hatchards poll to find best novel of past 200 years Londons oldest bookshop chooses first instalment of Trollopes Barsetshire Chronicles, The Warden, as best novel published since the shops opening in 1797The customers of Londons oldest bookshop Hatchards have eschewed the erotic appeal of EL James and the
The Guardian | 6 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ricky Nixon can publish tell-all book allegedly covering Kim Duthie relationship Former AFL player agent, 52, wins right to publish book, despite Duthies claim it includes defamatory material about relationship when she was a teenager The controversial former AFL player agent Ricky Nixon will be able to publish his book that allegedly
The Guardian | 13 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Grassic Gibbon was a true Scottish radical | Letters It is gratifying to see that Lewis Grassic Gibbons classic Sunset Song has now been made into a film by the wonderful Terence Davies (Loons and queans and orramen by James Nughtie, G2, 25 November). Itwill hopefully lead to his Scots Quair trilogy f
The Guardian | 18 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
James Dawson criticises parents who attacked his LGBT guide for children This Book Is Gay author hits out at small-mindedness and hatred after parents in Alaska challenge decision to keep it on library shelvesThe bestselling young-adult author James Dawson has hit out at small-mindedness and hatred, after parents attacked his
The Guardian | 20 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Food in books: the pumpkin pie in Little Town on the Prairie A Thanksgiving visit to the US west coast leads Kate Young to discover the pleasure of baking the pumpkin pie from Laura Ingalls Wilders childrens classic and of family reunions around foodBy Kate Young for The Little Library Caf, part of the Guardian Boo
The Guardian | 21 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Worlds Elsewhere by Andrew Dickson review journeys around Shakespeares globe An entertaining exploration of the bards appeal, from Robben Island to BollywoodA visit to an Afghan performance of The Comedy of Errors at the Globes 2012 festival of Global Shakespeare opens Andrew Dicksons book. Set in contemporary Kabul, the productio
The Guardian | 21 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Happily Ever After by Kiera Cass - review We get to see the scene where Celeste is dismissed, and I realised that shes actually a decent human beingAfter The Selection series ended, there were still lots of closed doors, and questions dying to be answered. In this book, Kiera Cass shows us four b
The Guardian | 22 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Natasha Carthews top 10 revenge reads Revenge is sweet...especially when its experienced through the pages of gripping read. Natasha Carthew picks her favourites, from Moby Dick and the Count of Monte Christo to Mockingjay and CarrieAs a YA writer and avid reader I know that I am not alone in
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 1:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Great snakes!' Tintin expert appointed UK's first comics professor Lancaster University shows full academic commitment to comics and graphic book art with the appointment of Benoit PeetersTintin expert Benoit Peeters has been appointed as the UKs first ever comics professor, in a move which Lancaster University said mark
The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015 12:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend