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Can Literature Still Be Dangerous in the Western World?


In a world where a single tweet may have a huge impact, does literature still have a role to play in shaping our society? What gives literature its power? Everyone is welcome to […]

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Review of Kate Tempest: Hold Your Own


Performance poetry might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but as Alison McManus discovered the Mercury-nominated Kate Tempest offered something magical when she appeared at Durham Book Festival. “So you’ve got a […]

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Review of William Atkins and Benjamin Myers: Lives, Landscape, Literature


Forbidding, mysterious, and dramatic, moorlands have long captured the imagination of artists and writers. In a Durham Book Festival event, William Atkins, author of The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature, read from his work […]

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