Book Review: Square Haunting by Rebecca Wade

Book Review: Square Haunting by Rebecca Wade

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I would read more nonfiction if it were as interesting and diverting as Square Haunting. Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize, it follows the lives of five women who were pioneers in their fields from the turn of the Twentieth century till WW2 and who set themselves up to rock the patriarchal boat
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Hurrah for Bookstores and Review of Aria by Nazanine Hozar

Hurrah for Bookstores and Review of Aria by Nazanine Hozar

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I love bookshops. We have none locally, but recently I have a new source for reading material: a bespoke service from a bookshop at the other end of the UK.
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Book Review: Into the Woods

Book Review: Into the Woods

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How do stories work and why do we tell them? These questions are given a logical and detailed analysis by John Yorke in his engaging and persuasive Into the Woods,
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Book Review. The Little Paris Bookshop

Book Review. The Little Paris Bookshop

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From his floating bookshop in a barge on the Seine, Monsieur Perdu the ‘Literary Apothecary,’ prescribes novels to help mend the hardships of life using his intuitive feel
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Book Review: Not the Life Imagined

Book Review: Not the Life Imagined

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‘Not the life I imagined’ is a darkly humorous, thought-provoking story of Scottish medical students in the sixties, a time of changing social and sexual mores.
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A Game of Birds and Wolves. A Book Review

A Game of Birds and Wolves. A Book Review

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In our current difficult times it is easy to think we are hard done by - restricted in where we can go, who we can meet, anxious anything we touch might infect us with ‘Covid.’
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The Botanist’s Daughter. A Book Review

The Botanist’s Daughter. A Book Review

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The Botanists Daughter. A Book Review. Is a fascinating tale of discovery, desire, and deception with two parallel narratives separated by centuries.
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Spring by Ali Smith. A Book Review

Spring by Ali Smith. A Book Review

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Spring by Ali Smith Review - Literary Medicine. I had a little experiment going at the beginning of this year: to read novels which chimed with each season.
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Humankind by Rutger Bregman Review

Humankind by Rutger Bregman Review

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Humankind by Rutger Bregman Review. This book should be read by all politicians and CEOs. In his new book Humankind, Dutch popular historian Rutger Bregman
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Ten Things About Writing by Joanne Harris.  A book Review.

Ten Things About Writing by Joanne Harris.  A book Review.

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Ten Things About Writing: Build Your Story, One Word at a Time by Joanne Harris.  A book Review. Seldom ever have I seen a more succinct, witty, insightful, and encouraging
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The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster. A Book Review

The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster. A Book Review

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The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster. A Book Review. Vashti has all that she needs in the world, living alone with an armchair and a reading desk.
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In the Wake of the Plague by Norman Canton Review

In the Wake of the Plague by Norman Canton Review

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The black Death in 1348, one-third of the world population died. The Black Death (so named in the 1800s) was likely bubonic plague and anthrax.
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All That Remains by Dame Sue Black Review

All That Remains by Dame Sue Black Review

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A look at life as a forensic anthropologist dealing with analysis and identification of corpses and skeletal remains.
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When the Dogs Don’t Bark by Angela Gallop Review

When the Dogs Don’t Bark by Angela Gallop Review

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A forensic scientist’s Search for the Truth, is Professor Angela Gallop’s personal account of the development of forensic science over the last 40 years.
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Brideshead Revisited LiteraryGlobe Review

Brideshead Revisited LiteraryGlobe Review

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“The definition of ch-ch-ch-ch-charm”, so famously stuttered by Anthony Blanche in the 1981, 11-episode Granada TV Production,
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Book Reviews: Driving book sales? Fact or Fiction

Book Reviews: Driving book sales? Fact or Fiction

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Book Reviews: Driving book sales? Fact or Fiction. Are reviews the pure vital force driving book sales? Or more born of ‘self-interest’ out of ‘malice’
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Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan. A Book Review

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan. A Book Review

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Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan. He has the ability to combine complex issues, such as the mess we create, lies we tell, and the complexity of human interaction.
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Classifying your book and the shifting sands of genres

Classifying your book and the shifting sands of genres

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Why do people write books? My aim was to entertain while leaving a snapshot of unrecorded contemporary history.
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Book Review Love and Summer

Book Review Love and Summer

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Love and Summer by William Trevor. A family drama set in Ireland during the 1950's.
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