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  • A serendipitous and scaly read of Ned Beauman’s The Teleportation Accident, and Terry Richard Bazes’ Lizard World So, I read these novels one after the other on holiday, and finished them both with reluctance. Both are gripping and highly entertaining, and scaly. Lizard World involves considerable numbers of reptiles, and The Teleportation Accident has a couple of reptilian and molluscan guest appearances of significance. Beauman’s novel has been hyped madly in the UK, because it was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, but didn’t make it any further. Despite the blight of Booker...
  • From time to time I urge you to try one of my favourite vintage writers from the mid-20th century; the latest is Elizabeth Jenkins. So many novelists called Elizabeth! Taylor, Bowen, von Arnim and now Jenkins. It can be rather confusing. Elizabeth Jenkins was possibly better known as a writer of biography (Jane Austen, Lady Caroline Lamb) and popular history (Elizabeth and Leicester, The Princes in the Tower). She wrote about half a dozen novels of which The Tortoise and the Hare is the best remembered, having been kept pretty well constantly in print by Virago Classics since the 1980s. It...
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  • The Brown International Writers Project is currently seeking nominations and applications for its one-year fellowship with residency.The Fellowship, supported by a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation, is designed to provide sanctuary and support for established creative writers - fiction writers, playwrights, and poets - who are persecuted in their home countries or are actively prevented

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Ancient writing (at first pictographic in nature) is best known from clay and stone inscriptions, but the use of perishable materials, mainly palm leaf, papyrus, and paper, began in ancient times.