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Book Review - Memories of My Melancholy Whores

TITLE: Memories of My Melancholy Whores

AUTHOR: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
TRANSLATED BY: Edith Grossman
FORMAT: Hardback


Originally in Spanish, Memories of My Melancholy Whores tells the story of an old man, starting on the eve of his 90th birthday.  305 more words

Book Reviews

My Secret Affair with Rick Stein

I love a cookery programme, any sort really maybe aside from baking I find them a bit boring if I am honest mainly now because I’m acting gluten-free at home with Harriette I just find them depressing so I give them a wide berth. 451 more words


Book Review: La repubblica dei veti

Francesco Zucchini, La repubblica dei veti: Un’analisi spaziale del mutamento legislativo in Italia (Milan, Italy: EGEA, 2013). 148 pp., €18,00 (paperback), €10,99 (e-book), ISBN: 9788823843950. 1,190 more words


The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman

Something nags at me with Lev Grossman’s Magicians trilogy, and it’s not whether or not you’d class them as traditional fantasy in the vein of… 747 more words


Manuscripts Don't Burn

The phrase “manuscripts don’t burn” in Russia is a rallying cry for oppressed writers and books that are considered dangerous by the authorities. Soviet government efforts to confiscate and eradicate unauthorised literature was thwarted by authors using various methods between the 1920s and 1970s: secretly circulating samizdat copies, the memorising of texts, the hiding of manuscripts, making and secreting carbon copies, the smuggling of microfilm versions out to publishers in the West. 1,316 more words


Case Solution for NOVICA: The Arts and Crafts of Social Venturing

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Case Name :      NOVICA: The Arts and Crafts of Social Venturing

Authors :           Elissa B Grossman, David Y. Choi… 369 more words