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The Lagoon: How Aristotle invented science by Armand Marie Leroi review

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle invented science by Armand Marie Leroi  review
The Greeks cast their science from first principles, without troubling to examine the natural world. Aristotle changed everything, argues this elegantly written book Continue reading...

The 2014 Goldsmiths prize shortlist: why its neither creative nor daring

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The 2014 Goldsmiths prize shortlist: why its neither creative nor daring
Book prizes are good for writers, but not when an abundance of great fiction is overlooked in favour of the same few novels Continue reading...

Julia Donaldson hands out prizes to young poets!

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Julia Donaldson hands out prizes to young poets!
Newsflash: The ex-childrens laureate is master of ceremonies as the Foyle Young Poets competition winners are announced at the Southbank in London to mark National Poetry DayRead the 15 winning poems and find out more about the young poets here Continue reading...

Foyles Young Poet of the Year meet the winners!

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Find out who won the Foyle Young Poets poetry competition, created just for children and read the 15 winning poems here! Congratulations to all the winners who are reading their poems in London at a celebration introduced by Julia Donaldson on Poetry Day Continue reading...

Octobers Reading group: Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka

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Octobers Reading group: Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
Kafkas flights of imagination left a lasting impression on fiction. This months choice celebrates the moment he started to write them down Continue reading...