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literature Tag Archive

Books pulled over “literary blackface” accusations

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Amanda Goh addresses the controversy surrounding Barnes & Noble’s ‘diverse’ new series of books which critics are deeming ‘literary blackface’...

I do believe in the Book Fairies

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Sophie Wilson tells us about the Book Fairies, a group of people who hide free books in public...

Review: BBC Dracula

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Dracula using an iPhone. Need I say more? Spoilers ahead… Worryingly, this probably isn’t the weirdest moment from the BBC’s new adaptation of Dracula. The adaptation...

The ultimate artsy gift guide for a creative Christmas

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Our arts editors have teamed up with writers to help you get inspired this Christmas....

Books you lie about reading

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George Gardener tells us all about the great works of fiction which we love to lie about reading....

Durham Book Festival: the cutting edge of literature

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If you are going to hold a book festival, Durham is undoubtedly the place to do it. Simply by walking into the festival site at the eleventh-century campus of Durham University,...

Holiday read review: Poems to Live Your Life By

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Lily Hopkins writes about one of her favourite holiday reads- Chris Riddell's Poems to Live Your Life....

Newcastle student named a judge for North East poetry prize

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Lauren Aspery, a Newcastle Student and twice winner of the Terry Kelly Poetry Prize is calling for more Newcastle students to enter the competition that rewarded her literary...

2089: A Future with no Secrets?

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Culture editor Alex Moore talks to Miles M. Hudson about 2089, his new novel set in a future where privacy is a thing of the past....

Newcastle event celebrates renowned Japanese writer

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Last week, Newcastle University hosted a conference and multimedia event series about the acclaimed Japanese author Haruki Murakami. The project, Eyes on Murakami, celebrated the...