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Happy Bithday To Me & The Green Carnation Prize Longlist 2016

Not long before this post goes live, the clocks will have struck midnight and I will have turned 35 years old while I am deep in slumber like Sleeping Beauty. 218 more words

The Green Carnation Prize

The Green Carnation Prize Longlist 2016

The ten-strong Green Carnation Prize longlist, announced today, 24 March 2017, features a record three poets – a reflection of the astonishing growth in the poetry market, which ‘last year enjoyed its highest sales ever…selling over a million books’. 541 more words

The Green Carnation Prize

Wellcome Book Prize 2017 Shadow Panel

Newsflash! I’ve started a shadow panel of readers who will make our way through the six medical-themed titles shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize and deliberate to choose our own winner before the official prize announcement on Monday, April 24th. 551 more words

Literary Prizes

Book Review: How to Survive a Plague by David France

angela* | The AIDS epidemic is an event that most people understood happened.  However, as a child of the 80’s, I’ve recently realized that I have a very limited understanding of what occurred in the decades before effective treatments were developed to combat it. 492 more words

Book Reviews

How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France

Synopsis: The definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic—from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague. 402 more words

History