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Watch Dominic Dromgoole and actors from the Globe to Globe tour discuss the book.

Simon’s Cat Off to the Vet film preview

Neuroscientist and best-selling author David Eagleman introduces the concept of Possibilianism, a new philosophy that simultaneously embraces a scientific toolbox while exploring new, unconsidered uncertainties about the world around us.

In the afterlife you relive all your experience, but this time with the events reshuffled into a new order: all the moments that share a quality are grouped together…

Simon Tofield walks us through how to draw the kitten from Simon’s Cat: in Kitten Chaos

Dear Santa Claus, How have you been? How is your wife? I am not sure what I want for Christmas this year. Sometimes it is very hard to decide. Perhaps you should send me your catalogue

Life According to Linus

Charles M. Schulz

What an astonishing thing, that her praise filled his heart

The Lieutenant

Kate Grenville

Dick leaves us in September and I feel sure he will receive your grateful prayers in his journey south, with the prayers of the faithful, that one day he shall return to Scotland and serve our Church in this dear land with perseverance, holiness, obedience and sacrifice

Leaving Alexandria

Richard Holloway

Hot blood smoked in the calcified winter air. Jack crouched on the ground like a muddy toad, cradling the rife and watching the stream of crimson like liquid fire


Matt Bondurant

I don’t like questions. They invent the answers. The real answers are discovered, before you even know what the question is

Laidlaw (Laidlaw 1)

William McIlvanney

He crashed a dozen Cadillacs in one year and played the Apollo. With racial hatred burning in the headlines, the audience danced in the seats to a white boy from the bottomland

Jerry Lee Lewis

Rick Bragg