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Art & Culture

Book Review: Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce

April 19, 2018

Dear Mrs Bird follows Emmeline 'Emmy' Lake who dreams of being a 'Lady War Correspondent' but stumbles into a job answering problem page letters for an eccentric boss at a women's magazine in Blitz-besieged London.

Art & Culture

Book Review: Swing Time by Zadie Smith

November 27, 2016

Zadie Smith is so thoroughly impressive as a human being - smart, witty and a tenured professor of fiction at New York University; her first novel, White Teeth, she wrote while in her third year at King's College Cambridge - that even when you can't quite latch on to her writing, you wish you could, as though it's your fault for not being intellectual and insightful enough.