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Faber leads on Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlist | The Bookseller
Wendy Quill Is A Crocodiles Bottom by Wendy Meddour Amazingly illustrated by an 11 year old girl.
Dawn O'Porter Paper Aeroplanes
"Drip, drip, drip, drip by day and night" | The Guardian | a brief survey of rain in British literature
the african-american poet, academic and activist, amiri baraka, who died yesterday at the age of 79, was an intellectual troublemaker, to be sure; and that's a compliment. • via the guardian • rest in peace, A.B.
Publication by a US blog of a recipe for a cottage loaf Virginia Woolf might have cooked has revealed that America shares the British appetite for bookish cooks, writes John Dugdale