Overshare is Chambers Dictionarys word of the year 2014 Overshare is Chambers Dictionarys word of the year 2014

Chambers Dictionary announces its word of the year: overshare tops a shortlist featuring photobomb, selfie and bashtag

dnes, 2:05
Books of The Times: ‘Ebola,’ a History by David Quammen

David Quammen’s “Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus” sets aside the hyperbole yet still unnerves.

včera, 22:40
Going, going, gone: Lullaby by Will Self - podcast Going, going, gone: Lullaby by Will Self - podcast

Guardian head of audio Jason Phipps introduces the first in a sponsored series of five sound stories designed to lull you into sleep

včera, 19:31
The top 10 civil war novels The top 10 civil war novels

From Roman legions to medieval mayhem, Cavaliers and Roundheads to the crushing of ideals in the 20th century, there is fertile ground for drama in civil war

včera, 14:09
Five must-read books by Indigenous authors Five must-read books by Indigenous authors

In response to Barry Spurrs comments about Indigenous literature, Sandra Phillips says these books astonish, perplex, and at times comfort the reader into re-imagining our relationships

dnes, 6:10
Enid Blyton not as good as she used to be Enid Blyton  not as good as she used to be

The Faraway Tree series occupies a special place in my childhood memories, but reading them to my daughter now the books seem repetitive and creepy

včera, 17:16
Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande review Being Mortal: Medicine & What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande  review

Have we exalted longevity over what makes life worth living? And do we infantilise the old? This is an original and moving exploration of illness and death

včera, 14:44
Ink-blots and doodles from 1582: much-loved early books go on display Ink-blots and doodles from 1582: much-loved early books go on display

New exhibition and poem by Carol Ann Duffy celebrate use and abuse by centuries of owners of the first printed books

dnes, 8:00
Things to do this half term! Things to do this half term!

Halloween's coming and so is half term. Oh what to do, what to do? Check out our list and keep you or your little monsters busy!

včera, 12:00
Revolution by Russell Brand - book review: Witty banalities aside, the comedian has an authentic voice Revolution by Russell Brand - book review: Witty banalities aside, the comedian has an authentic voice

How typical of England to produce a revolutionary who offers no route map towards a revolution. How frustrating, also, when Russell Brand has such a compelling and authentic voice, a quality that most prominent politicians ache for as they make their neurotically contrived public appearances.

včera, 16:31