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~ Douglas Adams

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

~ Dr. Suess

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

~ Anton Chekhov

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Competition: Win a Set of Very Short Introductions

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The Very Short Introduction┬áseries (the VSI collection) has long been a stalwart part of the Oxford University Press publishing house. These books are pocket-sized insights into a variety of subjects; over three hundred of them thus far. They explore the historical, economic and social aspects of a variety of topics, ranging from art to religion […]

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Zoo City by Lauren Beukes

About the Book: Set in a Johannesburg not unlike our own, the novel features Zinzi December, an underclass tough-chick with a witty mouth, a sloth on her back who pulls 419 scams for a living. She also occasionally finds lost things, for a fee of course. When she is hired to do her least favourite […]

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