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2018: The Year in Books – ‘1984’ by George Orwell

(In part two of our 2018: The Year in Books series, we look at an obscure book by some ex-soldier guy. It’s set in 1984, so I guess it’s some kind of alternate-history story, like in Command & Conquer: Red … Continue reading

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2018: The Year in Books – ‘Pachinko’ by Min Jin Lee

It’s been a long year – one that in global terms can be generously called ‘iffy’. Just environmentally speaking, we’ve got devastating wildfires across the US, threats of widespread climate change-induced famine, and rapidly increasing plastic pollution in the world’s … Continue reading

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(2016) The Year in Books – Interpreter of Maladies

Jhumpa Lahiri – Interpreter of Maladies This is another in a long line of ridiculously lucky ‘picked off a bookshop shelf on a whim’ choices – a process that’s introduced me to at least a dozen amazing authors and only … Continue reading

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