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From Noa's Ark to Superstorm Sandy - The Rise and Rise of CliFi

Hannah Gal | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

CliFi reads the sign at central London's Foyles book shop, pointing to a temptingly inviting stack of Climate Fact and Fiction books, a vivid testimony to the meteoric rise of the relatively new genre.

Three 'A's for a Successful Career

Hugh Salmon | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Hugh Salmon

Good luck to students who receive their A Level results today. If you have achieved your aims, good on you. If not, please do not despair. The longer you live, the less important they will be. Take it from me, the exam results you achieve at school are no criteria for a successful career.

Famous Creatives Reveal Their Top Tips On Getting Inspired

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Letting your imagination run wild is easier said than done when it has to share a space with everything else that’s going on in your head. With ever...

A Reclamation of Reading

Stephanie Allen | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
Stephanie Allen

Things are getting rather steamy on the literature scene right now. Wherever I go, it seems that I can't escape the endless chatter about Fifty Shades of Grey. Struggling to close my ears and fight what seems to be a sudden modern classic, I thought I might as well join the debate.

Tony Parsons: Why I Write

Jason Holmes | Posted 20.10.2012 | Home
Jason Holmes

"We all have multiple identities," says Tony Parsons when I ask him whether he feels more of an Englishman or a Londoner, "but I certainly feel like I'm both. But I also feel British.