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September 2014
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reviewed: Reply of the Literate Ape
Morris makes a great song and dance about the 'outrage' with which his book was first received. Why, he wonders, are people s...
The Naked Ape: A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal - Desmond Morris
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I'm off to my knitting retreat in the morning (we'll be taking over the Big Lynn Lodge in Little Switzerland, N.C., for 4 day...
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For a parent, there are few things as devastating as the loss of a child and normally I avoid stories about children abducted...
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Where does one begin with the mesmerizing writings of Achebe? Perhaps with his magical formula: Simple English + Intellectu...
August 2014
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The First World War in Posters: From the Imperial War Museum. Tells stories not only of the war and how it progressed, but o...
August 2014
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reviewed: Ideas of stage
I thought this was going to be a very dull book at first, with little interest for people outside of the theatre world. Howev...
Talking Theatre: Interviews with Theatre People - Richard Eyre
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The varied elements of this novel combine to make this both a compelling personal story and a suspenseful mystery. These incl...
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Once you’ve been to a world filled with magic, what happens next? September first visited Fairyland in The Girl Who Circum...
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Through the years there have been a lot of covers for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, including the above. In case you mis...
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In his first Watch book Pratchett introduces the old school noir police officer. Sam Vimes most notable characteristic at the...
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Here’s how I imagine it went down: French and her besties are at their high school reunion weekend. They’re sitting around ...
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Here’s how I imagine it went down: French and her besties are at their high school reunion weekend. They’re sitting around ...
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Does the structure of the language we speak affect the way we think and how we perceive the world? If you are intrigued by t...