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Hunter S. Thompson – in memoriam

February 20th 2018 marks thirteen years since the death of inimitable journalist and author Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson redefined journalism working with Rolling ...

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Seven audiobooks worth a listen

Harry Potter: The Complete Collection - JK Rowling (Audio by Stephen Fry) 127 hours 39 mins Stephen Fry’s masterful narration of all seven Harry ...

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The rise of the audiobook

Literature has been declared dead many times. From renowned critics such as Walter Benjamin decrying the death of the novel, to John ...

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Hunter S. Thompson – in memoriam

Posted on Feb 22, 2018 1
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Seven audiobooks worth a listen

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 2
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The rise of the audiobook

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 3
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Hunter S. Thompson – in memoriam

“Where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught”

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Seven audiobooks worth a listen

A different way to enjoy literature

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The rise of the audiobook

Books have never sounded better, and they’re here to stay

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Manchester named UNESCO City of Literature

Manchester follows in the proud footsteps of Dublin, Baghdad, Barcelona and Reykjavik

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An anthology of comics about 2017’s most unlikely superhero

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What I learnt from starting a literary journal

As we near Foxglove’s first birthday, Elizabeth Gibson calls on young writers to persue their dreams

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Dancing in Damascus: an evening with Miriam Cooke

Renowned author and Professor of Arab Cultures at Duke University spoke about the importance of art in a revolution

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Three must read books from Orange 4

Farah Elhouni suggests three must-read novels found in Main Library, Near East Collection (Orange 4)

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Why Manchester does not need your poetry ‘crown’

Roma Havers joins forces with Manchester’s poetry community in response to the Manchester Evening News article ‘Why Manchester should be crowned the capital of poetry’

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Introducing the University of Manchester’s UniSlam team 2017

Jake Piazza reviews The Creative Writing Society’s Slam on the 15th of November and introduces UniSlam and Manchester’s 2017 team

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Bob Dylan is awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Roma Havers celebrates the news of the new Nobel Prize for Literature winner Bob Dylan, and considers the state of mind of the contemporary literary scene

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Reading at university: Why it is a good idea

Always feel like you have got no free time, especially when it comes to sitting down with a good book?