Books and other good things
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- On Teads since: 23/03/2010
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The judges of this year's Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction have announced their longlist today. They have put forward 15 books instead of the usual 12, reflecting the overall strength of writing in the field, and they have made public their choices at this stage - normally only the 6 shortlisted books are named, later in the year - as chairman Alistair Moffat says, in order to "help...
In advance of publication of her new book Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear , Elizabeth Gilbert has been talking about living a creative, expansive life by taking the path of curiosity. In this audio interview she touches on "the tyranny of passion", the stifling nature of perfectionism, the "democratic, gentle urging" of simple curiosity and where it can lead, and how inspiration "delights...
Just arrived - but not out until 2nd. April - Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore by Patrick Barkham. Marking the 50th. anniversary of Project Neptune, the National Trust's campaign to protect and preserve the coastal heritage of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, "this is a story of the most beautiful 742 miles of coastline: its rocks, plants and animals, views, walks and history, and the...