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"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."

~ Douglas Adams

"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass."

~ Anton Chekhov

"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."

~ Dr. Suess

Tag Archives | Graphic Novel

The 25th Anniversary of Maus by Art Spiegelman


The graphic novel has long been a favourite form of mine for its ability to transcend the seperate capabilities of print and images by combining them. And contrary to popular belief, graphic novels often deftly handle material as serious as fasicm, the Holocaust and the Cold War. It has been twenty-five years since the ground-breaking […]

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Jeanette Winterson and the Brouhaha Around the Man Booker Prize

Jeannette Winterson

Jeannette Winterson, author of the famous Sexing The Cherry, has written for the Guardian about the fuss around the Man Booker Prize, and why the judges are letting down the potential of the prize: I am sorry that the Booker judges were thrilled to be seen as champions of┬áthe jolly good read. I wish they […]

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