Making Sense of a Bullshit Society: A Reading List by Malcolm Harris

How did everything get so bad, so fast? For young Americans, trust in society and its various institutions is at historical lows. These books comprise a solid intro to the mechanics of our totally fucked up and bullshit American society in 2020. There’s no Trump on the list, but if you read the books and […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Novels by Dawn O'Porter, Robert Harris and Jane Fallon are among the six-strong line up for Richard and Judy's Book Club this summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Moran and James make Richard and Judy Book Club summer reading list

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Read Harry Potter books in a few hours? New tech may make it possible

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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’

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Obama shares his June reading list, but don't expect any beach reads

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