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2014/10/31 17:52
2014/10/31 17:52
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Barnet libraries threatened with closure as council earmarks £2.8m cuts Left to right: Jeremy Clynes, Deborah Warland, Hetty Colchester and Jonathan Seres, who all helped to set up Garden Suburb...
2014/10/31 17:52
2014/10/31 17:52
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2014/10/31 16:51
2014/10/31 16:51
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Duchess of Cambridge quizzes young Highgate photographer on camera lenses at Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards Will Jenkins, of Highgate School, was a finalist in the 11-14 category at the...
2014/10/31 15:51
2014/10/31 15:51
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Memorial service to be held for founder of Suburb News Richard Wakefield. Picture: Nigel Sutton. The founder of a popular Hampstead Garden Suburb newsletter has passed away, aged 79. To send a link...
2014/10/31 12:51
2014/10/31 12:51
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Man Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson laments loss of LJCC Jewish centre Howard Jacobson at the LJCC. Picture: Nigel Sutton. Author Howard Jacobson may have missed out on a second Man Booker Prize...
2014/10/31 11:51
2014/10/31 11:51
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Daredevils in hot water after surfing Hampstead Heath pond without permission Surfing on Hampstead No. 2 pond. Picture: Ron Vester It’s not exactly Bondi Beach, but that didn’t stop three daredevils...
2014/10/31 11:51
2014/10/31 11:51
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Travel: Weekend works close parts of Tube and Overground network Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend. There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the...
2014/10/26 04:00
2014/10/26 04:00
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... Australia, the Man Booker Prize is seen as something of a chicken raffle. I just didn’t expect to end up being the chicken.” This year’s winner, Richard Flanagan, gets candid about his...
2014/10/24 17:16
2014/10/24 17:16
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Veteran Margaret Atwood's latest outing is likely to win her new fans. Author Margaret Atwood muses on old age in her latest book. by Margaret Atwood (Bloomsbury)At almost 75, Canadian author...
2014/10/23 16:06
2014/10/23 16:06
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We Are Not Ourselves, By Matthew Thomas This novel follows the history of a family, from the childhood of Eileen Tumulty in an Irish-American household in New York, through her marriage to Edmund...
2014/10/21 21:15
2014/10/21 21:15
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... literature is full of awards: Orange Prize, Whitbread Literary Award, Nobel Literature Prize and Man Booker Prize to name a few. Last two of the list stand alone, of course, with much...
2014/10/17 17:33
2014/10/17 17:33
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How we predicted the winner of the Man Booker Prize with tweets Who won the World Cup? The favorite: Germany. Who won the last US Presidential election? The favorite: Barack Obama. Some contests...
2014/10/16 21:37
2014/10/16 21:37
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Zing! Of course, anyone who has actually been to the land of Oz would know that that's not true. The daughter of an Australian, I lived there for a little while, and all anybody seemed to do was put...
2014/10/15 15:09
2014/10/15 15:09
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Inside, a Katy Perry song was playing loudly but nobody was dancing, Seventies disco lights were flashing, there were trays of soggy-looking chips and onion rings, cans of Carlsberg and plastic...
2014/10/15 01:19
2014/10/15 01:19
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I have two possible answers, neither very satisfying: 1. People who buy literary fiction in this country tend to regard comic novels as though they’re mushrooms in the forest: possibly delicious, but...
2014/10/15 00:06
2014/10/15 00:06
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Australian novelist Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize for “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” a novel based on his father’s experience as a prisoner of war in World War II. Flanagan, whose...
2014/10/14 22:29
2014/10/14 22:29
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CRITICS of the decision to open this year's Man Booker Prize to US authors said it would lead to them dominating the awards, but in the end the expected American revolution was stopped in its tracks...
2014/10/14 15:42
2014/10/14 15:42
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Shortly after I had decided I wanted to be a writer, I discovered two books that changed my life: Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient and Ben Okri’s The Famished Road. I’d found each separately,...
2014/10/14 13:09
2014/10/14 13:09
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... In a Free State by VS Naipaul Reviewed by Elizabeth Berridge VS Naipaul, that gifted and versatile writer who understands the expatriate so well, has turned his attention to certain aspects of...
2014/10/14 10:42
2014/10/14 10:42
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In the year the Man Booker prize opened up to American authors – and after the huge debate this has stirred – the odds are stacked against the two US novelists who made it to the shortlist, Joshua...
2014/10/14 01:09
2014/10/14 01:09
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Her nearest sales rival is Ali Smith’s How To Be Both, available only in hardback and released more recently, with a mere 4,669 copies sold. They are followed by Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road To...
2014/10/31 17:52
2014/10/31 17:52
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