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A Film by Spencer Ludwig

A hilarious and heartbreaking father-son road movie of a novel. Spencer Ludwig, idealist and filmmaker, is making one of his ...

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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011) was a war hero whose exploits in Crete are legendary, and above all he is widely ...

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The Red House

After his mother's death, Richard, a newly remarried hospital consultant, decides to build bridges with his estranged sister, inviting Angela ...

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The Mara Crossing

In ninety richly varied poems and illuminating prose interludes, Ruth Padel's original new book weaves science, myth, wild nature and ...

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Pow!

A benign old monk listens to a prospective novice's tale of depravity, violence, and carnivorous excess while a nice ...

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Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero

In 1938, the first superhero comic ever published, Action Comics #1, introduced the world to something both unprecedented and profoundly ...

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