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I’m mad about this – hope you are too

News this weekend that GCSE examining boards are going to drop American classics such as Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mocking Bird, John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men and Arthur … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

Four and a Half of the Best Fathers in Fiction

Yesterday the Turkish author Elif Shafak  named her choice for the five best mothers in literature in the Daily Telegraph. It’s a subject close to her heart as her memoir … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 7 Comments