The Golden Age of Dystopian Literature
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The Golden Age of Dystopian Literature

Shiri Reuben - November 28, 2017

Orwell’s 1984 cult classic is back in fashion these days – bringing nostalgia to a newer, much younger readership. Everything that is old is new, from novels…

Hillary Clinton: What Happened? Review
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Hillary Clinton: What Happened? Review

Edward Bains - November 15, 2017

Hillary Clinton was in the UK in recent weeks, promoting her newly released memoir of the 2016 Presidential Election, ‘What Happened’. In this intimate account, she outlines…

Man Booker Prize – Just another prize to be Americanised?
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Man Booker Prize – Just another prize to be Americanised?

Shiri Reuben - November 1, 2017

After the much-heated debate in 2014, the rules for the Man Booker took a 360-degree turn from a solely British enterprise to an internationally global one. The…

The Handmaid’s Tale – does Hulu do it justice?
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The Handmaid’s Tale – does Hulu do it justice?

Shiri Reuben - October 4, 2017

Bruce Miller's Hulu adaptation of award-winning classic 'The Handmaid's Tale' has found an upsurge in fans since its release date on 26th April 2017. Yet when pitting…

Books: Meme Wars
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Books: Meme Wars

The Badger - November 16, 2012

[caption id="attachment_14538" align="aligncenter" width="221" caption="Photo: Penguin"][/caption] Ben Ringshall Meme Wars is the latest edition in a series of publications by Kalle Lasn, the renowned Canadian filmmaker, co-founder…

Orange withdraw sponsorship from literary prize
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Orange withdraw sponsorship from literary prize

The Badger - October 19, 2012

Millie Davies The termination of sponsorship by mobile-communication company Orange may mean the last year of the Orange Prize for Fiction; a literary award that celebrates the…

Phillippa Gregory's 'The Kingmaker's Daughter'
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Phillippa Gregory's 'The Kingmaker's Daughter'

The Badger - October 7, 2012

Hannah Cooke The widely perceived image of Richard III is a murderer, tyrant and usurper of the English throne. In Phillippa Gregory’s most recent novel The Kingmaker’s…