SuperMutant Magic Academy review – sassy and mordantly funny SuperMutant Magic Academy review – sassy and mordantly funny

This pleasingly fat anthology of Jillian Tamaki’s online comic about teenagers with paranormal powers exudes an irresistible wit

dnes, 13:00
The Children Act review – Ian McEwan’s compelling study of rational versus religious belief The Children Act review – Ian McEwan’s compelling study of rational versus religious belief

A high court judge is the voice of reason in the face of religious short-sightedness in McEwan’s 13th novel

dnes, 12:00
When ‘pay what you want’ means ‘don’t pay at all’ When ‘pay what you want’ means ‘don’t pay at all’

Here’s another online bookshop where you can try but not buy: is it time to give up on the pipedream?One of the featured titles on the homepage of , a new online bookshop, is by Tara Joyce. The book, about how businesses can thrive by not setting prices, is not there by accident: it encapsulates the retailer’s business model.Prospective buyers are told to “read first, pay later”,...

dnes, 9:00
Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas - review Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas - review

'A psychological thriller that honestly will leave you mentally and emotionally damaged by the end'

včera, 17:00
Freedom Regained: The Possibility of Free Will review – Julian Baggini on a freedom beyond determinism Freedom Regained: The Possibility of Free Will review – Julian Baggini on a freedom beyond determinism

Our actions may be rooted in our physiology as neuroscience has shown, but there is a richer concept of freedom to do with ‘character’ is that happy thing – a philosopher who recognises that readers go glassy-eyed if presented with high-octane philosophical discourse. And yet, as his latest book, Freedom Regained: The Possibility of Free Will, makes clear, it is in all our interests to...

dnes, 11:00
The Top Ten: Words that are the opposite of their meaning The Top Ten: Words that are the opposite of their meaning

Tom Chatfield quoted David Foster Wallace, who wrote in an essay collected in 'Both Flesh and Not' of, 'a tiny elite cadre of words that possess the opposite of the qualities they denote', including diminutive, classy, big, colloquialism and pulchritude. Here are 10 more…

dnes, 2:00
Coraline by Neil Gaiman - review Coraline by Neil Gaiman - review

'A creepy novel that frightened the life out of me'

dnes, 11:00
Jaroslav Hašek: Historie moudrého vola Jaroslav Hašek: Historie moudrého vola

V roku 1909 oznámil Jaroslav Hašek, že píše životopisný román s názvom Historie moudrého vola.

včera, 17:37
Jørn Lier Horst: Na zimu zatvorené Jørn Lier Horst: Na zimu zatvorené

Nad pobrežím sa rozprestiera jesenná hmla.

dnes, 13:25