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What we’re reading

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on or the music we’re loving.

Emily is reading The Road by Cormac McCarthy (or at least, half of it)

I decided to start this novel years after making it a victim of tsundoku (the act of leaving a book unread after buying it…

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DVD challenges for winter

Here are five ways to enjoy staying in during the cold winter evenings. Commit yourself to a beloved TV show that you missed out on when it was actually aired.

Make this the year you finally watch Twin Peaks which is probably the greatest television series of all-time (who us? Biased?). If you’re asking yourself, do I really have to watch th…

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The 2014 Man Booker Prize longlist

Congratulations to all the authors and publishers longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize, including Australian Richard Flanagan for his novel, The Narrow Road to the Deep North.

This year’s longlist ranges from a new novel from a previous winner of the award (J) to a debut novel that was ‘crowdfunded’ by members of the public (The Wake). This i…

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