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2014/12/20 12:37
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It’s an ingenious, if risky, premise to propose to tell the story of a single season in a single year that will somehow illuminate the character of a nation. Other years have their own popularity –...
2014/12/20 12:37
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2014/12/17 17:37
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Dharker, who was born in Lahore and grew up in Scotland, was recognised for her new collection Over the Moon, as well as her lifetime's contribution to poetry. Buckingham Palace said the Queen...
2014/12/13 18:45
2014/12/13 18:45
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NON-FICTION is at its finest when it shows how diverse it can be. Stuart Kelly picks out some of this year’s books that stayed truest to that principle There is always a slight time-lag between...
2014/12/09 23:22
2014/12/09 23:22
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This portrayal of Hawking is pure genius (and deserves an Oscar): BRIAN VINER reviews The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne was joined by Stephen Hawking last night for the premiere of The Theory...
2014/12/07 06:46
2014/12/07 06:46
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Articulate: Helen Garner, This House of Grief. Photo: Simon Schluter GRAEME SIMSION This House of Grief (Text): Regardless of topic, I'll read Helen Garner for her intelligent and articulate...
2014/12/07 02:05
2014/12/07 02:05
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Mark Strand, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former US poet laureate widely praised for his concentrated, elegiac verse, has died. Strand, 80, whose works were translated into more than 30 languages,...
2014/12/03 22:09
2014/12/03 22:09
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What mother wouldn’t laugh in recognition at that and then recoil to think no more dirty washing from her boy, ever. What must that feel like? I’m glad Joan made me ask that question of myself because...
2014/12/02 08:09
2014/12/02 08:09
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If you want to revive the high street, give a children’s bookshop the job. If it’s anything like ours, south London’s wonderful Tales on Moon Lane, it will prove a surefire winner for daughters,...
2014/12/01 08:33
2014/12/01 08:33
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Mark Strand prize winning poet dies in NYC at 80 AP News | 11/30/14 03:36 am NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Strand, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate widely praised for his concentrated,...
2014/11/29 12:04
2014/11/29 12:04
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ALL that clitters is not cold. Clitters is the word for the noise that crickets make. The cremaster muscle raises and lowers one’s testicles. Trivia, snatches and lays, quotes, headlines, thoughts...
2014/11/29 10:09
2014/11/29 10:09
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RUTH DAVIDSON LEADER OF THE SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES Sarah Waters writes wonderfully and evocatively of the times in which she sets her books. Her attention to detail is superb. When she burst onto...
2014/11/27 03:19
2014/11/27 03:19
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Today, of course, Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is as famous a poet as any in the second half of the 20th century. In England he holds a roughly comparable position to Robert Frost in the United States —...
2014/11/22 12:09
2014/11/22 12:09
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... crowd biography,” Jenny Uglow calls her ambitious account of our response, In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon’s Wars, 1793-1815(Faber, £25). In it, Napoleon becomes a tiny dot, as...
2014/11/21 13:48
2014/11/21 13:48
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In today’s Wall Street Journal “Sightings” column I talk about Desert Island Discs, the BBC’s longest-running radio program. Here’s an excerpt. The BBC aired the three thousandth episode of “Desert...
2014/12/20 12:37
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