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Rowan Somerville
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A beating heart

"I grew up amidst hearts. Occasionally they even appeared in the family fridge."

Rowan Somerville

Thursday, November 9, 2017

A beating heart
  • Author, Andrew Solomon
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    Travelling with an open mind

    The award-winning author Andrew Solmon's travel writings from 1991 to today are collected in his new book, subtitled How Travel Can Change the World

    Michael Kaminer

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Travelling with an open mind
  • Fewer lumps; less sugar
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    Adi Bloom's top tips for good grammar

    Adi Bloom is the author of a new guide to grammar. These are her top tips to help you find the right word.

    Adi Bloom

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Adi Bloom's top tips for good grammar
  • Pisarro's Vue de ma fenetre, Eragny
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    Jewish treasures of the Ashmolean

    Rebecca Abrams picks 22 artefacts from the Ashmolean museum's collection that tell untold Jewish stories

    Rebecca Abrams

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Jewish treasures of the Ashmolean
  • Jack Warner and Al Jolson
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    A horrible man and the Hollywood casting couch

    Before Harvey Weinstein, there was Jack Warner. Jenni Frazer reviews a book about an unpleasant movie mogul and his brothers

    Jenni Frazer

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    A horrible man and the Hollywood casting couch
  • Gerald Kersh
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    Book review: Prelude to a Certain Midnight

    Gerald Kersh was a best-selling author in the 1940s, but his work is now forgotten. David Herman hails a reissue for a new generation.

    David Herman

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    Book review: Prelude to a Certain Midnight
  • Anthony Horowitz: real or fictional?
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    Book review: The Word is Murder

    Alan Montague enjoys Anthony Horowitz's latest novel — which features a character called Anthony Horowitz

    Alan Montague

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    Book review: The Word is Murder