Category Archives: Literary Loitering

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Literary Loitering 74 – He Who Holds The Most Stickers is King!

We’re back for another romp through the cultured world and this time we bringing steamrollers, computer-written Game of Thrones, the moral impact of kid’s books, and some strange university courses. Our featured book is The Iron Hound (book two of The Hallowed War), by Tim

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Literary Loitering 73 – Invest Your Didlum Wisely

It’s a mixed bag of happenings this week with unfair tax rules, books on politics by Nick Clegg, time capsules by Chuck Palahniuk, actors for Good Omens, photographs of doors, fieldwork fails, the anatomy of Pokémon and lots of swearing. Tune in to The Geek

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Literary Loitering 72 – A Face Only A Mother Could Punch

While we lament the fact that Nipples On My Knee didn’t win the Diagram Prize, Grr Martin makes some interesting announcements about books. In other news, beloved children’s book and TV character (and first UK cosplayer), Mr. Benn may get an opera, Philip Pullman wants

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Literary Loitering 71 – Rob and Andrew’s Science Corner

Jane Austen finally arrives on the £10 note so everyone should be happy, right? Well, not quite … In other news, J. K. Rowling’s habit of writing on anything but paper continues, an Argentinean artist uses banned books to build the Parthenon, the Twilight Zone

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Literary Loitering 70 – Blistering Postman on Postman Action

With new ideas about what the Voynich Manuscript actually is, disarmingly obvious sanity for libraries from Sydney, and more strange words added to the Oxford English Dictionary it’s just another day at the office for us. Oh, and we kind of have a quiz about

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Literary Loitering 69 – Batman’s Single Dad Fanfiction

We’ve got a smorgasbord of strangeness this week with the Jeremy Corbyn colouring book, Anthony Burgess on pornography, DILF romances and eating books (literally). We also take a look at twenty allegedly helpful advisory tweets for writers that have been compiled into a “helpful” list.

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Literary Loitering 68 – Dude, Wherefore Art Mine Chariot?

We’re a man down and suffering from the heat this week, but still we soldier on against history students, Shakesperian Ghostbusters, Pissing Pugs and “the ultimate therapeutic experience” (according to the guy who took the photos). Our featured book is Warlock Holmes: A Study in

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Literary Loitering 67 – The Balaclava of Shame

While Grr Martin continues to work on the new Game of Thrones novel, a charity shop is inundated with copies of the Da Vinci Code, Helen Fielding wins a pig, Theresa May is likened to a certain Harry Potter character and Neil Gaiman volunteers to