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Major bummer alert. Elevation by Stephen King is a kooky short story set in a small, conservative town about a nice fat bloke called Scott who is losing weight but still looks exactly the same, and the initial fractious engagement with his lesbian neighbours. …..I know….. Sigh. Several pages in, there is still little attributing

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Tales Of The City

Like so many, I really enjoyed, ‘Tales Of The City’, growing up. It was fresh, different, character driven, and really pushed the boundaries of what people were comfortable with in the most gracious and humorous way. Armistead Maupin, now in his seventh decade (!), has finally published his highly anticipated memoir, ‘Logical Family’. Turning the

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Max Porter’s debut novel, ‘Grief Is The Thing With Feathers’, was beautiful and brilliant but had me crying for hours. In a similar vein, ‘Lanny’, was all mischief, myth and mind bending poetry. In ‘Lanny’, Max Porter marries the profound and the pettiness of a small rural English village by weaving folklore and the mundane

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