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Mother’s Day

It's Mother's Day! So it's time to get some flowers! Or chocolates! Or perfume! Or all the other things that every mum in the world likes! Because women like flowers and men like football and there's no room for anybody in between. But, on the million to one chance that your mother, or any other woman in your life, has an interest in history or politics or music or all those other topics that everybody knows only interest men, we've put together a selection of possible presents for your mum. N.B. The above statement may contain irony. Read more
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JFK 50: Libra by Don DeLillo

Today, we're reconstructing the day of John F. Kennedy's assassination with extracts from two books - one fiction and one non-fiction. Here's our second extract, taken from Don DeLillo's modern classic, Libra... Read more
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JFK 50: JFK’s Last Hundred Days

Today, we're reconstructing the events of John F. Kennedy's assassination with extracts from two books - one fiction and one non-fiction. Here's our first extract, an account of the morning of 22nd November 1963 from Thurston Clarke's book, JFK’s Last Hundred Days... Read more