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Omar: If someone tells you an implausible story that couldn’t have happened and never will, what do you call that? I’ll tell you what you call
I have a long history with Pears’ Cyclopaedia. Not a big, involved history but a subtle, in-the-background kind of history. The Pears’ Cyclopaedia is, in
Your one-stop shop for the week’s most interesting bookish news and reviews The 100 Best Novels This week saw the completion of The Guardian’s list
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