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1984

Clever cover design by David Pearson for George Orwell’s 1984 from set of new editions of Orwell’s books. via Creative Review

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Who You Are

Who You Are was a performance by Chris Goode which took place inside Mirislov Balka’s installation How It Is in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern. The piece uses spoken word and recroded sounds and can be downloaded as a … Continue reading

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Documentary About 8th Century Book Found in a Bog

Treasure from the Bog is an RTE documentary about the Faddan More Psalter. The book is described as: a fragmented illuminated vellum manuscript encased in an unusual leather binding, a book of psalms dating back to the late eighth century. … Continue reading

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Will Self interviews Martin Amis

I’m currently reading Will Self’s first novel My Idea of Fun . It’s the first thing by Self that I’ve read and it reminds me of Martin Amis. The dark humour and absurdly matter of fact attitude towards violence and … Continue reading

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