Books
11 October 2007
Meet Maynard, an eccentric boater-wearing piano-teacher-slash-film-maker who is in the habit of constantly making...
Books
28 May 2007
Email as a form of correspondence is frequently misleading, riddled with lax grammar and often a stranger to politeness...
Books
28 May 2007
Taking place against the backdrop of the dotcom boom, the fight for the million-dollar-making domain name sex.com was a...
Environment
07 May 2007
Most of us know about how food is whizzed around the globe these days in order to satiate a market that demands mangoes...
Human Rights
23 April 2007
Another Sky offers an insight into some of the world’s darkest regimes, and the minds of those who dare to oppose them...
International Politics
16 April 2007
If Dan Brown and Lassie collaborated to write a book on war, this is what I’d expect. From Baghdad, with Love tells the...
Books
26 February 2007
There are two sides to this book, literally: The Big Fat Bitch Book for Girls and, when flipped over, The Big Fat Bitch...
Books
19 February 2007
Boris Cyrulnik is a resilient man indeed. Despite a childhood filled with untold hardships during the Second World War...
Books
29 January 2007
Carl Hiaasen's books are peopled with insane and imbalanced characters who are bizarre and hilarious. In Nature Girl,...
Books
29 January 2007
Aesop's fables and JFK's cold-war speeches have more in common than you might think. Despite being created more than 2,...
Books
15 January 2007
The Cleft rewrites the story of creation through the eyes of a Roman senator. Embarking upon his last ever endeavour,...
Books
15 January 2007
The original manuscripts of the newspaper written by the young Virginia Woolf and her siblings are published here for...
Books
11 December 2006
Dan Dong, a peasant who has migrated to Beijing in search of wealth, stumbles upon his fortune after months as an...
Books
04 December 2006
In Big Babies: or - why can't we just grow up?, Michael Bywater presents the hypothetical situation of a Martian...