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Best cafe in Bloomsbury?

This blog has been quiet for almost a couple of months now whilst I’ve been preparing my dissertation and viva for an MA in the history of art. 141 more words

London

Professions for Women by Virginia Woolf

Professions for Women was first delivered before the National Society for Women’s Service, as a speech by Virginia Woolf in 1931. The content (below) appeared posthumously in… 2,539 more words

Art Writing

New Harry Potter--Bloomsbury

Following Scholastic’s move last year to redo the Harry Potter covers to capture new audiences, Bloomsbury this year is releasing new covers, illustrated by Jonny Duddle.  29 more words

Series For Kids (That I Have Read)

Stella Rimington's new book closes in on home-grown terror

One of the star attractions at last year’s Hay-on-Wye Festival of Literature and the Arts in England was Stella Rimington, the former head of MI5, Britain’s spy service.  334 more words

Books

Outlaws by Javier Cercas

Outlaws by Javier Cercas

Spanish fiction

Original title – Las leyes de la frontera

Translator – Anne McLean

Source – Library book

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.

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Happy Birthday, Royal Baby!

Happy Birthday, Royal Baby!
Martha Mumford and Ada Grey
Bloomsbury Children’s Books pbk
I have to admit to putting this to the bottom of the pile when it arrived, thinking here we go – cashing in on THAT baby again. 216 more words

Picture Books

Bloomsbury to bring “Dublin’s Trainspotting” to the masses

Debut novelist Rob Doyle is the latest young Irish writer to have made the independent-to-major-publishing-house route to success, with Bloomsbury securing rights for his Dublin-set… 292 more words

Novels