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Literary Loitering 83 – John Updike’s Pee Maze

This week we get acquainted with the power of language via the medium of Sean Penn’s debut novel Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, after which we find that an unnamed male author has claimed that he’s living proof that men can write believable female

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Literary Loitering 81 – Unlock The Summer Beef Closet

Kicking things off is the news that there’s a new fantasy sheriff in town – or there will be soon as Discworld’s Ankh-Morpork City Watch are getting their own TV series (which makes us very, very happy). After that we discover that someone else has

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Literary Loitering 79 – Selfies With Malice and Forethought

It’s the last show of 2017 and we’ve swapped our Graham for a Mick. In other news, the winner of the Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award has been announced, a 12 year-old photographer causes giraffe-based flashbacks for Andrew, selfies get their own museum

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Literary Loitering 78 – Lie Back and Think of Kierkegaard

Get your ballet dancers and rollercoasters ready because it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and as always the nominations for Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction award deliver. After that exciting opening (pun very much intended), it’s a veritable cavalcade of oddities including

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Literary Loitering 77 – The Handible of Justice

The Word of the Year is upon us once more, which heralds the steady march to Christmas – a time for twisted firestarters and Graham’s favourite index entries. While we were all dealing with fake news though, the Victoria & Albert Museum made another strange