Category Archives: Literary Loitering

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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

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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