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Powerful words: the inauguration, Brexit, Obama, and Winston Churchill
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Powerful words: the inauguration, Brexit, Obama, and Winston Churchill

At the inauguration today, Donald J Trump will say the thirty-five words that transform him from president elect into the 45th president of the United States of America. His first speech as president will carry more weight than anything he has said before, coming in the same week that Theresa May delivered her vision for a … Continue reading

Twenty-nine books later: Bloomsbury Reader’s mission to reissue all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas is complete
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Twenty-nine books later: Bloomsbury Reader’s mission to reissue all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas is complete

Day’s End and Other Stories, the first short story collection to be republished by Bloomsbury Reader, came out in May 2015, the beginning of a project to publish all of H. E. Bates’ short stories and novellas as ebooks. Two years and twenty-nine books later our mission is complete. Continue reading

Fact versus fiction: Tips from WWII for living in a post-truth age
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Fact versus fiction: Tips from WWII for living in a post-truth age

  As the term ‘post-truth’ is chosen as term of the year by the Oxford dictionary, the uncertainty hanging over the UK’s Brexit vote and the controversy over the US presidential elections puts into perspective the influence that propaganda can have over our lives, we ask ourselves: What motivates us more: fact or fiction? When … Continue reading