Scott's Book Review

Stumbling on Happiness

Daniel Gilbert

Experimental Evidence - Psychology

Psychological research has been digging about in that highly subjective matter – personal happiness. It’s against a background of consumer culture...

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The Story of Looking

Mark Cousins

Egghead Choice - Art Theory

‘Art’ is one of those notoriously elastic terms and ideas. It’s very difficult to establish any fixed or simple definition for what art is,...

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The Dry

Jane Harper

Criminally minded - Tales of the behaviourally challenged

Jane Harper ( is an Australian citizen of UK birth. Her 2017 novel The Dry won the Crime Writers’ Association Awards...

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Jeffrey Eugenides

Literary Bent - Writing at its best

Long on the ‘to do’ list for reading fiction, I’m delighted to have completed Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides...

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Bel Canto

Ann Patchett

Literary Bent - Writing at its best

Long on the ‘to do’ reading list, I’m delighted finally to have read Bel Canto (2001) by Ann Patchett ( this...

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