Revolutionary tales

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Winter is the perfect time to settle down with a new box set.  This week, Amazon are hoping their lavish production of Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time will catch our imaginations.  Does their adaptation mean that this fantasy series … Continued

The Novels That Shaped the South West

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What’s different about South West England? One way of understanding the specific nature of this region is by looking at the reading habits of its inhabitants.  Ahead of their literary ramble through Exeter this Sunday with the Being Human festival, … Continued

Normal novels?

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Can something popular also be great? asks the LA Review of Books in a recent review of Irish novelist Sally Rooney’s third book Beautiful world where are you? The release of Rooney’s latest novel was met with swift bookstore window makeovers and long queues of millennials (those who hadn’t … Continued

The Value of Libraries

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This #LibrariesWeek, Adrian Leguina reflects on why libraries still matter – and why we want library users to take part in our research. Libraries Week’s #ShareTheChange campaign reminds us of the range of services that Libraries provide to communities.  They … Continued