Welcome Abigail!

We’re very pleased to welcome Abigail (LibraryThing AbigailAdams26, Litsy AbigailAdams26) to the team, as our new Project Specialist for Abigail is taking over from Meg, and will be writing State of the Thing, running the official social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter, coordinating the Early Reviewers program, and helping to answer member queries. […]


Craig Brown on the Enduring Appeal of The Beatles

The Beatles are so much a part of the national fabric that we are in danger of taking their astoundi...

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Alex de Waal: Steal, Burn, Rape, Kill

In Tigray​ in northern Ethiopia a famine is unfolding in the dark. Reporters and aid workers...

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Metronome by Tom Watson review – fragile hopes of escape

Exiled to a remote island, a couple struggle to survive in this atmospheric dystopian debutBy taking...

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Colin Kidd: Snobs v. Herbivores

The​ political volatility of the last decade has made fools of us all. Very little has panne...

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Nikesh Shukla: ‘Reading Spider-Man made me feel less alone’

The author and screenwriter on his love of comic books, James Baldwin’s moral fury, and how The Bud...

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Modern Buildings in Britain review – a phenomenal work of gathering and observation

From a radar station in Fleetwood to the BBC’s Cardiff studios, Owen Hatherley’s generous survey o...

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