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Gary Rhodes: five things you didn’t know
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Gary Rhodes: five things you didn’t know

British chef famous for MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen dies at 59
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Four essential dystopian novels
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Four essential dystopian novels

In a politically volatile world, these post-apocalyptic works of fiction are finding new relevance. Read 'em and weep…
17 Feb 2017
Why is George Orwell's 1984 a bestseller again?
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Why is George Orwell's 1984 a bestseller again?

US president Donald Trump is a 'boon for sales of dystopian literature'
26 Jan 2017
UK: Brits mostly read the Bible and Darwin
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UK: Brits mostly read the Bible and Darwin

Poll by Folio Society sees Bible win on 37% – but Origin Of Species comes close with 35%
13 Nov 2014
SELF PARODY: Will Self attacks 'mediocre' Orwell
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SELF PARODY: Will Self attacks 'mediocre' Orwell

Self, a notorious purveyor of obtuse English, attacks the master of clarity for – yes – his clarity
1 Sep 2014
CRISPIN BLACK: A short history of poison
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CRISPIN BLACK: A short history of poison

A poison that does its work and leaves no trace in the body is not as far-fetched as you might think
25 Mar 2013
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