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24 June 2016 Living Knowledge
It’s not often that you hear actual whoops of joy in the British Library (as opposed to reverent gasps of admiration), but there were plenty of cheers on 20th June during the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards....
23 June 2016 Science
Ahead of next week's TalkScience event on Doping in Sport Julian Walker explores some historical examples of performance enhancement described in his new book "The Roar of the Crowd". The essence of the debate regarding the use of drugs in...
23 June 2016 European studies
Speaking about the translator who introduced Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov to the English reading audience, Joseph Brodsky, once wrote: “The reason English-speaking readers can barely tell the difference between Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky is that they aren’t reading the prose of...
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