Earl Spencer: I told my wife 'you'll never be bored with me'

Telegraph - Fri, 12/09/2014 - 08:30
The author Charles Spencer on perfect weekends at Althorp and all its treasures: peacocks, hidden portraits and bouncy castles in the state dining room






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The Terry Pratchett quiz

Guardian Books - Fri, 12/09/2014 - 08:00
Think you know your Discworld from your Dodger? Your rats from your Rincewind? Test yourself in our Terry Pratchett quiz

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Meet the cast of Terry Pratchett's Dragons at Crumbing Castle! in pictures

Guardian Books - Fri, 12/09/2014 - 08:00
From Hercules the Tortoise to a messed up Father Christmas, Terry Pratchett and illustrator Mark Beech have dreamed up a very strange crew. Say hello to them here!

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Terry Pratchett: how and when I wrote Dragons at Crumbling Castle
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Belles & Whistles: Five Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains review

Guardian Books - Fri, 12/09/2014 - 07:30
What happened to our trains? All aboard the Golden Arrow for an enjoyable nostalgic journey conducted by eminent 'railwayac' Andrew Martin Continue reading...






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Has the Man Booker prize really opened up?

Guardian Books - Fri, 12/09/2014 - 07:00
This year might see the first American winner, the oldest winner or the first winning story set in the future. So why does it feel like the shortlist has the same sort of book as ever?
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A dream teaching method

Telegraph - Fri, 12/09/2014 - 06:00

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A dream teaching method

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Alta Editions' cookbook innovation recipe

FutureBook - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:53

 

Just when you thought we had innovation on every corner..."Cookbooks belong on line," Chris McBride tells us. "Not just on your shelf."

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Some Fall Books Picks From David Ulin

Publishers Lunch - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:50
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Crowdfunding campaign hopes to save William Blakes cottage for nation

Guardian Books - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:09

Fundraisers looking to raise £520,000 to buy the house where, he wrote, Heaven opens here on all sides her golden Gates

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The Diary of A Young Girl by Anne Frank - review

Guardian Books - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 15:00
'In some ways, Anne Frank has changed how I see the Second World War' Continue reading...






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Kate Tempest proves poetry has a place in pop

Telegraph - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 12:55
The music world should embrace the polymathic Kate Tempest, argues Alice Vincent






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Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen - review

Guardian Books - Thu, 11/09/2014 - 12:00
'I like how the characters talk in their own, fun way' Continue reading...






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