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The Rumbling Storm About Fiction And Identity Politics

Ravinder Randhawa | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Ravinder Randhawa

I'm a fiction writer, and yet when people ask me what I write about, I go speechless - I stutter, stumble and nervously laugh off the question. Because there isn't a label or a pithy description which I can comfortably reel off, there isn't only one idea that I'm interested in; fiction is a freedom I don't wish to circumscribe. And yet, I can see a sentence already sitting in their heads, just waiting for me to speak it...

Western Identity Politics Drives The Outrage Bus Off A Cliff

Paul Blanchard | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Blanchard

I absolutely agree that we should celebrate the rising voices and confidence of the people in our society who have been marginalised, sometimes victimised and often ignored. But it is true that a large cross-section of people on the left - of every race, religion and social class - have become increasingly narrow-minded and shrill.

Book Written In Txt Spk Cud Win £30k

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | Home

An author who has written in text speak could soon be all smiley faces and LOLs after finding himself in the running for the world's richest short sto...

15 New Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2012

Posted 11.01.2012 | Home

As we picked the 15 new books we're most looking forward to getting our hands on in 2012, it occurred to us that this year may well be the year of th...