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sarah-stone's picture
  After Litcrawl, in a Dog-Eared Books as packed as I’ve ever seen it, we were buying John Banville’s Shroud (another dark, interior, narcissistic, fascinating narrator – all I can say about Banville is, “Don’t try this at home.”) Also, I’ve been reading Peter Singer’s Practical Ethics and...
charles-davis's picture
Watching the telly, me and my niece. She’s eating a chocolate bar. News comes on, up flashes an image of starving babies. Moment’s paralysis before my niece turns to me: “Do you want a bit of Mars?”  I could appreciate her dilemma. She was only twelve at the time, but she was confronting a problem...