Scott's Book Review



The Known World

Edward P. Jones

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Racial tensions in America have not gone away 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement...

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The Incarnations

Susan Barker

Fantastic Fiction - Escape to other places and other times


Novelist Susan Barker (http://susanbarker.co.uk/about/) has gained an appreciative readership over the last 10 years. Her third novelĀ is about a taxi driver...

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The Reformation

Diarmaid MacCulloch

Past Present - What's new in history


2017 will be a significant year for readers of history, particularly religious history. It will be 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the...

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Under the Harrow

Flynn Berry

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Navigating through human life is, as we all realise, a tricky business. One of the persistent suspicions that may beset us is that people are not all they...

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Bird Brain

Dr Nathan Emery

Experimental Evidence - Science & Technology


As our knowledge of the natural world deepened from the mid nineteenth century onward it became increasingly implausible to think that humans were in any sense...

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