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Farewell to Caron Freeborn

A tribute by Mandy Pannett

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Words from before the world went quiet

Here comes the new anthology!

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Can we spaff some more money up the wall, please?

I’d forgotten, after the blandly destructive Cameron days and the robotically dysfunctional May days, just how it feels to be viscerally repulsed by one’s Prime Minister.

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Of Migrants and Distressed Gentlefolk

Holiday Reads aren’t always big fat novels. These are the books that grabbed me in Buxton bookshops, on my holidays this year…

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Tickling the Dragon – bilingual fest, photos and reviews

Joc Simms’ book brought together some never-before seen photos of the soldier-victims of nuclear tests, some very personal histories and her breath-taking poetry about nuclear tests and warfare. Here are some of the events and some of the reactions…

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DON’T BUY THIS BOOK! DON’T GO TO THAT MEETING! DON’T LISTEN TO THESE PEOPLE!

There are so many people trying to use bullying and false accusations as political tools lately that when I heard Waterstones had backed out of a book launch during Labour Party conference, I went straight to my local indie bookshop and ordered it.

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Afghanistan is talking to Hastings

180 years of conflict and misery, and no end in sight.

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Read old books, write new stories

A people who might endure: a people who might find their way back to living lightly, living innocently…

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All Good Things Come in Cycles

Or – how to pay for Basic Income

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Quick! Read this book!

Sometimes, someone manages to release just the right book at just the right moment. This is it.