Reading Lists

Sequel season: Eight super sequels coming up!

June 28, 2013
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The year 2013 seems to be one for sequels. We have already seen Robert Langdon and Theodore Boone make appearances, and if the news trickling into our inbox is correct, there are a spate of other sequels that have either just arrived or headed their way to book stores all over the world in the…

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Six Authors Who Will Thrill You…And Make You Laugh As Well!

June 18, 2013
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Six Authors Who Will Thrill You…And Make You Laugh As Well!

Writing a thriller is no easy task. Blending it with the best medicine of all – laughter – is still more difficult. How on earth can you blend crime and comedy? Well, impossible as that sounds, some authors have managed to do just that, managing to leave their readers convulsed with laughter even as they…

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The BookWag List 11: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

May 31, 2013
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The BookWag List 11: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

As we head into the weekend, here is our list of ten books that are worth getting your reading teeth into. They will remain stuck there for a while, we promise. As usual, our selection goes across genres and focuses on entertaining reading rather than the educational (we really believe we had an overdose of…

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The BookWag List 10: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

May 24, 2013
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The BookWag List 10: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

As we head into the weekend, here is our selection of some super reading that will see you not just through the weekend, but the days that follow as well. The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl Dan Brown’s Inferno might be setting sales records, but if you ask us for our favourite mystery around Dante’s…

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Like Dan Brown? Then you will love these seven authors!

May 17, 2013
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Like Dan Brown? Then you will love these seven authors!

Dan Brown may have achieved fame – and multimillion copy sales – with his ability to blend ancient and modern conspiracies and puzzles, but he is by no means the only author to have done so. There are have been writers before him who have tried a similar approach, using conspiracy theories, myth and popular…

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Six Books on Corruption, Fixing in Cricket

May 16, 2013
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Six Books on Corruption, Fixing in Cricket

The cricket world is abuzz with the spot fixing scandal that has hit the IPL. Puzzled by what is happening? Want to get some background on how the Gentleman’s Game has been sullied by those seeking to make a fast buck? Then go right ahead and read these six titles on the darker side of…

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The BookWag List 9: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

May 10, 2013
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The BookWag List 9: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

And it is Friday again – the day when we come out with our list of ten books that are worth reading. As ever, our list is driven purely by readability – we are talking about books that entertain the reader. There are no confinements of time, author or genre here – if we think…

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The BookWag List 8: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

May 3, 2013
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The BookWag List 8: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

After a week’s break (due to unforeseen circumstances), we are back with our list of books worth reading this week. Once again, we are going across genres and time periods with modern classics rubbing shoulders with older ones, and memoirs tangling with historical fiction. Here are the ten books that we think are worth dipping…

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Seven books on the death of Adolf Hitler

April 23, 2013
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Seven books on the death of Adolf Hitler

Did he commit suicide? Did he escape from Germany to Argentina? Did he actually have a special bunker made for himself in Antarctica? The theories surrounding the last days of Adolf Hitler are numerous. As are the books written about them. Some have been praised, some reviled. Some are readable, others less so (Hitler on…

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The BookWag List 7: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

April 19, 2013
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The BookWag List 7: 10 Books to Buy/Beg/Borrow and Read This Week

And it is Friday again – the day when we come out with our list of ten books that are worth reading. As ever, our list is driven purely by readability – we are talking about books that entertain the reader. There are no confinements of time, author or genre here – if we think…

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