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Dear Matilda, When I was younger, I was awed by your maths skills. Here I was, barely managing long division on paper while you unravelled complicated calculations in your head. In some ways, I was like you — happiest with my nose buried within the pages of a book — but in a lot of other ways, I wanted to be like you. I tripped over those very words written by Hemingway… Read More

A while ago, I did a post about 10 books that influenced past me. I made that list when I was 18 and after four years and a literature degree, a few things have changed. Here are some of the books that have become important to me in the last few years. 1. The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer [fiction] I’m still reading this, but so far I’m quite in… Read More

If you’re a hoarder collector of books, there are some categories of books you will be familiar with. The childhood classic, the one abandoned halfway, and of course the forever unfinished… Here are books every bookshelf has: A: Book I’ve never read. B: Book I’ve read halfway through and know I won’t continue, but can’t be bothered to/feel too guilty getting rid of. C: Book I got as a present but have no… Read More

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