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Tigerman
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

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

Rin Tin Tin
Rin Tin Tin by Susan Orlean

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

Zoo City
Zoo City by Lauren Beukes

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

Cinderella ate my daughter

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.

Cultural Snobs

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