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Hoax by Fay, Chester and Linklater

Hoax is the story of Clifford Irving’s infamous attempt to fabricate and pass off a Howard Hughes autobiography as the real thing. The authors were Sunday Times journalists, and in similar fashion to Philby, has that 1970s newspaper sensational quality. … Continue reading

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I couldn’t resist popping back! It’s been nice to comment here and there, and I apologise if my infrequent visits haven’t coincided with or led to my saying hello on your own blog – but it’s not the same as … Continue reading

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How Half-Interesting Books Could Help Save Public Libraries

There are narratives about public libraries that are becoming all too familiar. The borrowing of physical books is in decline. The usage of computers is on the rise. All those additional services that have built up library remits are, along … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Secondhand Bookshop Display

I doubt that many people think much about how books are arranged into a display. I lose sleep over it. This here is an in-store display that I set up today from our biography section. I like to arrange combinations that I … Continue reading

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What Might Creativity Achieve for Others? An Interview with Dennis Cardiff

[Note: the content of this blog has changed somewhat since this interview, however, it is being kept in the blog archive for the benefit of those who have bookmarked this page.] Giving time to other people’s stories is a gift in … Continue reading

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