STEPHEN HAWKING

Extract New Scientist 20 October 2018 (email: live@newscientist.com) ‘MEMORIES OF MY FATHER’ (As Stephen Hawking’s* final book is published, his daughter Lucy Hawking reflects on its meaning...

BUTTERFLY POLITICS by Catherine A. MacKinnon, 2017

Catherine A. MacKinnon is Elizabeth A. Long, Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School in the United States. In her book Butterfly...

Some Sexual Offences are Worse than Others

Commentary on the article 'Some Sexual Offences are Worse than Others' by Lionel Shriver in 'The Spectator' (Australia) 13 October 2018. Lionel Shriver is...

Breaking Down the Wall of Silence

Re-reading; Alice Miller,Breaking Down the Wall of Silence, c. 2009. Published by Basic Books. Originally published 1990. Alice Miller (1923 - 2010) was a Swiss...

Memories, Dreams, Reflections

Re-Visiting Memories, Dreams, Reflections recorded and edited by Aniela Jaffe Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. In the opening prologue to Carl Jung’s...

Algorithms That Control Our Lives by David Sumpter

Outnumbered: From Facebook and Google to Fake News and Filter-bubbles – the Algorithms That Control Our Lives by David Sumpter, Bloomsbury Sigma, 2018 Sumpter offers cool...

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Extracts from the Foreword to No Friend but the Mountain By: Richard Flanagan ….Written in Jarsi by a young Kurdish poet in situations of prolonged duress,...

ORPHANS: A HISTORY

Orphans are everywhere in literature even to the present day. They are obviously useful to storytellers and particularly to the writers of children’s books,...

Book Review: The Plague by Albert Camus

Re-reading Albert Camus' The Plague. First published 1947. A classic of world literature. Camus was a hero of the intellectual Resistance; a charismatic advocate...
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