Tag Archives: The Guardian

The universal and the particular

Aminatta Forma has an article in the Guardian complaining about the tendency to divy literature up among national/racial lines: I used to be a journalist and I know the limitations of the short form. Journalism does not on the whole … Continue reading

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Gaiman on libraries and reading

One of Neil Gaiman’s lectures – a plea for the future of the library – has made its way into the Guardian. While some of it makes the questionable point that exposure to fiction makes people more sympathetic, there’s a … Continue reading

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