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The Mythology of Loss?

I’m not a loser. That is, I don’t lose things. Oh sure, I’d be hard pressed to tell you what became of much of my childhood detritus — toys, clothes, the contents of our dressing up box. Let’s blame Mom … Continue reading

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Originally on WeCrave.co.uk: Neel Mukherjee

Over strong Turkish coffee at a back table in a London café, I am burbling excitedly about perfume to Samantha Ellis, the playwright and memoirist (if you have not read How to Be a Heroine, do, immediately, because it’s fabulous). … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Year of Reading Dangerously

  The Year of Reading Dangerously How Fifty Great Books Saved My Life By Andy Miller 4th Estate, £12.99 hardback, also available as an e-book Those of us who love books also love books about books, and The Year of … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Young Skins

Young Skins By Colin Barrett Jonathan Cape £14.99 hardback When a book comes emblazoned with praise from Anne Enright – one of my favourite contemporary authors – I sit up and take notice. From his publishers comes the promise that … Continue reading

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