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Blue Moon by Lee Child

I’ve never read any of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novels, and I felt it was about time to put that right. He’s one of the...

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Cassandra Darke by Posy Simmonds

I’ve had a copy of Cassandra Darke sitting around for about a year, without having really picked it up to read until now, and...

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The Night Fire by Michael Connelly

As sure as night follows day, there’s a new Michael Connelly each autumn, and this time around we get a novel that features his three...

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All the Rage by Cara Hunter

There has been a brutal attack on a girl in Oxford. She was fortunate that the attacker was scared off by a passing police car, but the...

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Super Pumped

As I write this, WeWork, the office sharing business, has just been taken over by its primary backer Softbank, themselves having invested...

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Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

One of the funniest books I read last year was The Diary of a Bookseller, which in diary form, relates the trials and tribulations of...

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Swag by Elmore Leonard

I’ve recently begun a rewatch of perhaps the best TV adaptation of Elmore Leonard – Justitifed with Timothy Olyphant. I’m...

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Rosewater by Tade Thompson

It’s always good to keep up with the Clarke Award, Britain’s premier SF award which this year was awarded to Tade Thompson for...

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Hello World by Hannah Fry

Having previously read and very much enjoyed (if that’s the right phrase) Cathy O’Neill’s Weapons of Math Destruction I...

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Waterland by Graham Swift

Earlier this year, I was cycling through Fen Drayton, the Cambridgeshire nature reserve, with a friend, and he mentioned reading Waterland...