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REVIEW catch up, Part II

As promised, or threatened, here are a couple more rapid (ish) reviews. I’m nearly caught up — for now. Sargent’s Women, Four Lives Behind the Canvas  By Donna M Lucey Out now from  WW Norton & Company, £24 hardcover John … Continue reading

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RAPID FIRE BOOK REVIEWS Part I

  Dear Readers — If it’s not to arrogant to suppose you exist. My apologies for not blogging for ages. My excuses include, but are not limited to: •Massive amounts of prescribed reading for the McIlvanney Prize (judge); EIBF, Bloody … Continue reading

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THREE BOOK REVIEWS

  Bad Dreams By Tessa Hadley Out now from Jonathan Cape £14.99 hardback; Ebook available Rejoice! There’s a new collection of Tessa Hadley’s short stories. Many will be familiar to regular readers of The New Yorker, but isn’t it wonderful … Continue reading

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Is It Different for Girls?

When my teacher assigned this book I was deeply unhappy. Despite growing up on a diet of picture books featuring both boys and girls, despite learning to read with the “Dick and Jane” primers, I was utterly certain that I’d … Continue reading

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