There was an article in the Independent today about how children are reading less nowadays, and how this is a bad thing, and giving suggestions on how things might be… Read more »
They say: The early bird catches the worm. Tiff says: Since I don’t want to catch worms, I think I’ll stay in bed for an extra hour.
Thieftaker is the first book in a series by D.B. Jackson, introducing eighteenth-century Boston thieftaker Ethan Kaille. In the absence of a police force, if a citizen wants a thief,… Read more »
Today is September 22nd – the Autumnal Equinox. Today, sunset and sunrise are 12 hours apart, so we have equal day and night. Summer is now officially over, more’s the… Read more »
Today, Dr Una Coales is facing an unexpected media storm. She wrote a book, three years ago, advising doctors who wished to pass their Royal College of General Practitioners exams… Read more »
The man who never made a mistake, never made anything. Tiff says: the man who did make a mistake, however, had to start all over again and thus took twice… Read more »
There was an article in the paper today about homophobia in German football. My interest in German football (or English football, for that matter) is zero, but it was an… Read more »
Clockwork Angels is the companion book to the new Rush album of the same name. It’s a steampunk fantasy describing a young man’s dissatisfaction with his safe, ordered life… Read more »
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. But Tiff says: If at first you don’t succeed… redefine success.
The European Commission (and the Department of Justice over in the US) has been investigating ebook price fixing by Apple, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins and Macmillan. You remember that… Read more »