Great Games to While Away the Hours

With many of us staying indoors for longer periods of time at the present moment, what could be more morale boosting than playing a great game with partners and family? From Dobble to Downton, here is our selection of top card and board games to enjoy.   


I Will Sail This Hopeless Ship Until I Die: The Trickster and the Pied Piper

Why this comics reader sails the Pipster ship featuring The Trickster and the Pied Piper, paired in ...

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Places of Mind by Timothy Brennan review – a generous and heartfelt biography of Edward Said

An intimate portrait of the public intellectual by a former student underlines Said’s mastery of se...

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On Learning of My Autism While Trying to Finish a Novel

I was deep into writing A Room Called Earth when I was diagnosed as autistic. I had, up until that p...

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Lessons in Teaching: When Your Student’s a Better Writer Than You Are

It’s mid-March, freezing and gray outside, and my contemporary novel writing students have just tur...

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Talking About Psychedelic Drugs With a Fellow Mother at the Playground

I’m a knife cutting through the desert in a truck with the windows open, oven air blasting in my fa...

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Juliana Hatfield Has Been Appearing on Tribute Albums for Three Decades and Isn’t Sure Why

Almost all the I’m Your Fan artists I spoke with waxed rhapsodic about their love for Leonard Cohen...

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