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The Secret Life of Books: Download the app activity icon

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The Secret Life of Books: Download the app

Download the app from the BBC Four series, The Secret Life of Books.

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What is a literary festival?

Literary festivals have gained traction in recent years, and perhaps one of the better-known literary festivals in the UK is ‘The Hay Festival of Literature & Arts’. 

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A Clockwork Orange: ultraviolence, Russian spies and fake news

Cinemas have re-released 'A Clockwork Orange' as part of thhe British Film Institute's celebration of Stanley Kubrick. Here Philip Seargeant delves into the famous and film, and dystopia in popular culture.

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Charles Dickens and the dinosaurs

How was Charles Dickens influenced by Victorian interest in dinosaurs? John C Murray explores how Dickens might have been shaped by the work of Richard Owen in this review of Gowan Dawson's Dickens, Dinosaurs, and Design in Victorian Literature and Culture 44.4

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Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction - An OpenMinds talk video icon

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Shall I Compare Thee? Poetry, Education, Seduction - An OpenMinds talk

Professor Richard Danson Brown explores poetry, comparison and education in a lecture for The Open University.

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How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World War.

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Hallowain't III: Thorny devil

It's a spiky devil. It's also known as a dragon. So is it a dragon from hell? No.

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Why do Taylor Swift & Sylvia Plath have more in common than you might think?

Eleanor Spencer-Regan explores the common thread between Look What You Made Me Do and Lady Lazarus

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Why you shouldn't sniff at Winnie The Pooh

There's an introduction to satire tucked inside the bear of very little brain. Eleanor Byrne takes us deeper into Hundred Acre Wood.

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We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover

Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory caused outrage?

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The man behind Matilda – what Roald Dahl was really like

Roald Dahl: the incredible storyteller loved by millions or a belittling bully? Find out what his character was like in this article.

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The People on the Notes: Jane Austen

2017 marked the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death and to commemorate this she is now featured on the £10 note. Find out whether the note truly represent's Austen's life and work...

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