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Kati   An excerpt from ‘The Committed’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen. Chapter 1 I may no longer be a spy or a sleeper, but I am most definitely a spook. How can I not
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A Cause for Celebration

30 Jul 2020 News, Reviews
  Cooking for comfort? Whether quarantine has turned us into experimental chefs or habitués of the take-away, we can continue to explore our love for good food with beautiful new cookbooks! August is a
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The case for classics

25 Jun 2020 Reviews ,
THE CASE FOR CLASSICS   For most of us, our relationship with classic literature started young. In our English class rooms we were introduced to Orwell and Salinger, Austen and Shakespeare, and whether their
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Considering China with Jane Perlez, Richard McGregor, Hugh White and Peter Hartcher

02 Feb 2020 News, Reviews
           Many Thanks to all who attended our ‘Considering China’ talk. Special Thanks to Jane Perlez, Hugh White, Richard McGregor and Peter Hartcher You can listen to the podcast here or purchase books
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Our Summer Reading List 2019 is Here

02 Dec 2019 News, Reviews
Welcome to our Summer 2019 reading guide The ultimate season for seaside living, with its long, luxuriant days; sultry evenings and time to pause, Summer is also one of the best seasons for reading.
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The Perfect Weapon review: David Sanger’s urgent warning about cyber warfare

12 Feb 2019 Reviews
Ray reviews 'The Perfect Weapon' by David Sanger, a three time pulitzer prize winning journalist and ....
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Our Non-Fiction Reading List for 2018

19 Dec 2018 News, Reviews
Welcome to our 2018 Top Picks for Non-Fiction. A tumultuous year in politics, both at home and abroad, is evidenced in the many political commentaries - Comey, Woodward, Wollf, Lewis and the former First Lady
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Our Fiction Reading List for 2018

19 Dec 2018 News, Reviews
This has not been an easy task - choosing 12 novels from the vast and brilliant offerings of the year, but here you have it.
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Bad Blood – John Carreyrou

How did she do it? How did a 19-year-old college dropout become, by age 29, Silicon Valley’s first ­female billionaire entrepreneur, a corporate leader with a personal chef who made her green vegetable juices?
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