Category Archives: Andrew O’Hagan

This week’s book haul

A non-fiction week, just for a change. First up is Andrew O’Hagan’s ‘The Secret Life’, a collection of three essays on individuals ‘from the porous border between cyberspace and the ‘real world”: ‘The Invention of Ronald Pinn’ finds O’Hagan exploring … Continue reading

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Something to look forward to…

Little Deaths – Emma Flint (Jan 12) It’s the summer of 1965, and the streets of Queens, New York shimmer in a heatwave. One July morning, Ruth Malone wakes to find a bedroom window wide open and her two young … Continue reading

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The Children who lived in a Barn – Eleanor Graham

‘The Children Who Lived in a Barn’ is possibly my favourite ever children’s book. Published in 1938, the book was written by Eleanor Graham, the first Editor of the Puffin Story Book range. The Dunett family live in a small village called … Continue reading

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