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Research - Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr’s new standalone thriller Research is as cynical and disillusioned as a boozy publishing lunch. The novel takes two authors on the road when one of them – the super-rich, super-successful John Houston – is accused of murder. 748 more words


Book Review: Fatherland by Robert Harris

As Marty McFly found out, tampering with history is a dangerous game; tweak one little bit of the past and you risk unravelling the present. But fiddling with the “What Ifs” is a rich subject for storytellers and re-imagining the past, and in doing so re-telling the present, has become a popular branch of sci-fi and is now  almost a genre in its right. 754 more words


Out & About: Botany Town Centre, Botany Downs

Enjoy our new series, Out & About, focusing on accessibility and suitability of various public places in Auckland for babies and small children.

While still a fair drive from our little country town, Botany Town Centre was one of my favorite places to shop and socialize pre-baby.  

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Beating The Heat At The Local Library

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - When the North Texas sun is blazing and air conditioners struggle to cool, when there is no other place to hide from the heat, some people find a quiet, cold place to shelter among the shelves in the local library. 382 more words


Unread Books: There is No Choice

Cross-posted from http://blog.wtwtw.org/?p=80

I have stolen August from Youtubers.

Tyler Oakley has Auguest and Booktubeathon has the challenge of reading a book chosen by someone else. 1,516 more words

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An Officer And A Spy - Robert Harris

What’s it all about?:

January 1895. On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of twenty thousand spectators baying ‘Death to the Jew!’ 810 more words

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