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2014/08/27 13:42
2014/08/27 13:42
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Fictionalised biographies – novels based on the life of a famous person – are ten-a-penny. And why not? They're easy enough to turn out. Other people – the actual biographers – have done the hard...
2014/08/27 13:42
2014/08/27 13:42
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2014/08/24 04:34
2014/08/24 04:34
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Alison Lurie’s new book is a wonderful incentive to doze off, preferably in a softly lit room with comfortable but not out-of-proportion furniture. In The Language of Houses, Lurie, who won the...
2014/08/20 22:36
2014/08/20 22:36
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Non Fiction The best-selling book He Who Must Be Obeid is pulled from bookshelves and online sale because of defamation allegations. Longtime North Queensland cattleman Geoff Toomby talks to Andy...
2014/08/08 15:09
2014/08/08 15:09
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It has been welcomed as a boost to the Better Together campaign, but has also resulted in Snow, and others, being attacked by so-called “cybernat” trolls who have previously vilified David Bowie and...
2014/08/05 04:26
2014/08/05 04:26
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Seoul mates: for lovers, each day is a milestone—especially the day they began using the app Between to store digital keepsakes. Among twenty-five million, they were two, speeding toward the glowing...
2014/08/04 05:37
2014/08/04 05:37
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Diane McDonnell brings her own skills and knowledge to her job as Stanislaus County librarian. She was the senior community library manager for Contra Costa County before starting her new position in...
2014/08/01 05:15
2014/08/01 05:15
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In the recently released book Art as Therapy, Swiss-British writer and philosopher Alain de Botton and philosopher and art historian John Armstrong seek to reach beyond the visual and cerebral, and,...
2014/07/25 15:31
2014/07/25 15:31
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For all its faults, democratic politics is the brave, hugely important attempt of people who don’t know each other well to try to live in peace together. There are terrible frustrations along the way...
2014/07/25 15:24
2014/07/25 15:24
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The Zhivago Affair: the Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book Peter Finn and Petra Couvée Harvill Secker, 350pp, £20 The Most Dangerous Book: the Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses...
2014/08/27 13:42
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