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Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

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Lester Ferris has seen a lot and done a lot in his life. A sergeant in the British Army he has more …

Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean

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The life and legend of the world’s most famous dog While serving during World War I serviceman Lee Duncan came across a …

Zoo City by Lauren Beukes

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Read for the Not just for Stormtroopers sci-fi challenge & for Carl’s Science Fiction Experience. Zinzi December finds lost things. That’s her …

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Cinderella ate my daughter by

cinderella ate my daughterAfter a career writing about feminism and girls in culture Peggy Orenstein found herself the mother of a girl. And so brought face to face with the practicalities of what she had been theorising about, how to raise a girl to believe in herself and how to try
and avoid the madonna/whore dichotomy. And then her daughter entered her “Disney princess” phase.

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Cultural Snobs

If you speak English and watch the telly you’ll probably be aware of the phenomenon that is Harry Potter[1], and you may …