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A Good Read: Alexander McCall Smith & Prof Lucie Green

Alexander McCall Smith, author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, & Professor Lucie Green, presenter on The Sky At Night, discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.


Colin Burrow: It’s not Jung’s, it’s mine

Ursula Le Guin was able to direct a whole array of ‘what if?’ questions against the convent...

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A Good Read 10 October 2017: Jonathan Harvey & Sally Lindsay

Sally Lindsay and Jonathan Harvey talk about the books they love with Harriett Gilbert.

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Enter the Aardvark by Jessica Anthony review – achingly funny farce

The illicit affairs of a Republican congressman and a 19th-century taxidermist are mirrored across t...

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'Writing a novel is like wading through wet sand, at night, in a storm': John Banville on The Sea

The novelist, who won the 2005 Booker prize for this novel, recalls the childhood holidays that insp...

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An Archaeology of Resistance

The tale of Scheherazade is one of the cruelest stories about beauty and the vitality of artistic ex...

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I wrote a memoir about abuse. That doesn't mean you're entitled to every detail

Some assume memoirists have given up their rights to privacy. According to Gemma Carey, this couldn’...

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Recommendations Engine

We developed a bespoke recommendations engine using artificial intelligence and over 100,000 public book reviews. It's a good start but we need you to add as many books as possible and rate them. The more you rate the books you read, the better the recommendations we'll be able to give you.

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