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POTM: Emma Jones' "Tiger in the Menagerie"

Tiger in the Menagerie

No one could say how the tiger got into the menagerie.
It was too flash, too blue,
too much like the painting of a tiger. 142 more words

Poem Of The Month / The PACK Admires

Amnesia written by Peter Carey

Guest Post by MJW

5 Stars out of 5
I received a copy of Amnesia through NetGalley in return for an honest review.

This is yet another tour de force from Peter Carey. 153 more words

Book Review

In Praise Of: Sad Stories

When we learn about trauma, we also learn about catharsis, about ‘getting it out’ and finding closure. About having a cathartic experience. This is why we read books about war and suffering, why survivor testimonies are always popular books in whatever form they may take – from the wonder of writers like Primo Levi, to the tawdriness of abuse memoirs. 516 more words


Review: 1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson and James Harkin


The third book in the QI series, following on from 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off and 1,399 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop… 199 more words


Why so quiet?

Can you believe that i have just returned from a trip to England to study the art of writing AND it was credited towards my degree? 239 more words

3 Things... About the Language of Money – John Lanchester

If knowledge is power, one of the most established ways to maintain knowledge as the domain of the few is through language – incomprehensible jargon provides a code for those in the know that can seem impenetrable if it’s unfamiliar. 353 more words