Another Man's War by Barnaby Phillips, review, 'profoundly moving'

Telegraph - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 12:00
A heroic tale of survival from the Second World War






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Rendezvous in Russia by Lauren St John - review

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 12:00
'When things start going wrong, rumours spread that the film set is cursed' Continue reading...






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Yo-Kai Watch: is this the new Pokémon?

Telegraph - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 11:05
Yo-Kai Watch is set to take the world by storm






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Poem of the week: The Sea and the Skylark by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 10:49
These ringing lines register the complex music of nature heard from the Welsh coast, set against the sordid human world Continue reading...






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I have a dyslexic child what are the best books to get her reading?

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 09:40

The Book Doctor has gripping book recommendations for a dyslexic girl who loved reading Lauren Childs Ruby Redfort series over the summer what can she read now?

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Why Queen Victoria was the Diana of her day

Telegraph - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 09:00
An expansive biography of Britain's greatest monarch reveals a passionate and humorous woman beneath the stiff exterior






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The Sense of Style review Steven Pinkers comedy of linguistic bad manners

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 09:00

The psycholinguists guide to modern usage is at its best when highlighting hilarious gaffes

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Searching For Sky by Jillian Cantor - review

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 09:00
'Reading this book made me wonder what it would be like to live on a deserted Island' Continue reading...






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My inspiration: Caroline Lawrence on Mark Twain

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 08:00
When The Roman Mysteries author Caroline Lawrence decided to write about the Wild West, she fell in head over hills in love with the writing and wit of Mark Twain Continue reading...






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'Millennials don't have short attention spans. We just have better stuff'

Telegraph - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 07:52
Simon Rich - one of America's most celebrated young comic writers - tells Theo Merz how his new collection of short stories was inspired by guilt and self-loathing, and how porn is changing the way we read






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Herbert Kretzmer: the man who talked to the stars

Telegraph - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 07:00
A new book brings to life the celebrities interviewed by Herbert Kretzmer, the respected journalist and 'Les Misérables' lyricist, who tells Elizabeth Grice they don't make stars like that today






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The 100 best novels: No 52 Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926)

Guardian Books - Mon, 15/09/2014 - 05:45
A young woman escapes convention by becoming a witch in this original satire about England after the first world war Continue reading...






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Naomi Klein: We tried it your way and we dont have another decade to waste

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 23:05

The climate-change movement is making little headway against corporate vested interests, says the author of Shock Doctrine. But how does she think her new book, This Changes Everything, will help galvanise people?

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The Children Act by Ian McEwan digested read

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 18:00
John Crace reduces the authors refined novel of high art and base passions to a more juvenile 700 words

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The 100 Society by Carla Spradbery - review

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 15:00
'Carla Spradbery captured me with the first words I saw' Continue reading...






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With Bookbridgr, bloggers can become a Headline act

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 14:30
Headlines new website recognises how crucial bloggers now are to publishers publicity campaigns Continue reading...






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The Undertaking review Audrey Magee's German wartime love story is 'authentic, relevant and powerful'

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 14:00
Audrey Magee's spare and resonant tale finds ordinary, flawed Germans swept up in the horrors of Nazi Germany Continue reading...






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The Girl Next Door review Ruth Rendell's acute investigation of old age

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 13:30
Yes, there's a murder, but the veteran crime writer explores death from a different angle in her latest novel Continue reading...






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Hows Your Father review Rose Boyt's overwhelming account of a poor Hackney family

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 13:00
Rose Boyt's stream-of-consciousness narratives of inner-city deprivation and depravity veer close to farce Continue reading...






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A History of Loneliness review John Boyne's guilty Irish priest's tale

Guardian Books - Sun, 14/09/2014 - 12:30
John Boyne explores the Catholic church's abuse of power through the voice of ageing, disillusioned priest in his first novel set in his native Ireland Continue reading...






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