How do you communicate with an unimaginable future? Imagine imparting a message to someone a hundred years hence. Or a thousand. Or ten thousand. Or even a hundred thousand years from now. Would you share a language, a culture, the same biology? Would that future somebody even be able to read? We like to imagine […]
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A Visit from the Goon Squad

Charlotte Penny

PUBLISHED ON: 23/07/11


Much has been made of the structure that author Jennifer Egan employs in her Pulitzer- Prizewinning and Orange-nominated novel A Visit from the Goon S …

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Death and the Bread Van

Gwen Davies

PUBLISHED ON: 27/06/11


Biographers, dealing as they are with lives passing, face time and death head on. Michael Holroyd, author of Augustus John’s life, among others, told …

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