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The Boarding-House by William Trevor

I have written before about my love of the great British boarding house as a setting for fiction – more specifically, novels like The Slaves of Solitude… 1,595 more words

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Final outcome

For the penguin books competition, I decided to stay with the initial book cover however I felt it was an unfinished piece. As a maker, I have always reflected on fabric outcomes as I feel it stay in the theme of my illustration style. 80 more words

Penguin Books


Last week Pater Mayer died. He was a giant of the publishing industry. An American, he was in 1978 given the job of rescuing the venerable British publishers Penguin, which then had become almost defunct. 2,177 more words

Culture & Books

Kannur: Inside India's Bloodiest Revenge Politics (Penguin Viking)

A sleepy coastal district in the scenic south Indian state of Kerala, Kannur has metamorphosed into a hotbed of political violence in the past few decades. 300 more words


Love & War: An Alex & Eliza Story by Melissa de la Cruz Book Review

Hi Everyone!  It’s Becky.  I just finished listening to the newest audio book from Melissa de la Cruz and I am here to share my reactions. 351 more words

Book Review: Batman-Nightwalker

After reading Wonder Woman, I had very high expectations from this next book in the ‘DC Icons’ series. Even though it is narrated nicely and is action packed, it paled when compared to Wonder Woman. 365 more words

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Be More Pirate

First-time author San Conniff Allende’s new book Be More Pirate: Or How to Take On the World and Win is all about audacity and risk taking. 49 more words