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Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell: a Tudor makeover

Richard Rex | 23 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Hilary Mantel, Tudor England
To make Thomas Cromwell a hero, you have to turn him into Thomas More.

The byte may destroy the book but the novel isn’t over yet

Camilla Nelson | 08 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, digital media
Technology has always transformed the novel -- look at Dickens.

Adolescent fiction: from Nancy Drew to Scars

Barbara Kay | 06 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, young adult fiction
Does immersion in dark fictional worlds really help teenagers?

Libraries: too un-cool to survive in an internet age?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 Feb 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, information technology, public schools system

Why does Pope Francis keep dropping hints about a century-old dystopian novel?

Francis Phillips | 04 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Pope Francis
Perhaps he wants journalists to read it.

The enduring appeal of C S Lewis

Francis Phillips | 13 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, C. S. Lewis
A clear prose style, an honest, warm voice are qualities that will always attract readers.

The Great Divorce between heaven and hell

G. Tracy Mehan III | 13 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, C. S. Lewis, drama
C S Lewis comes to the stage, and leads the audience into deep waters.

Good news! Internet worse for bookstores than for reading, Part II

Denyse O'Leary | 6 Jan 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, Internet, literacy

Good news! Internet worse for bookstores than for reading, Part I

Denyse O'Leary | 5 Jan 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, Internet, publishing

Not the voice of my generation

Kate Bryan | 24 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: books, celebrities, feminism

Must Amazon’s monopoly be stopped? Can it be?

Denyse O'Leary | 14 Oct 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, intellectual tradition, time management

Does reading on screen lead to greater illiteracy?

Denyse O'Leary | 27 Jun 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, Internet use, literacy

Making gay okay - and criticising it taboo

Robert R. Reilly and Alvino-Mario Fantini | 24 June 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, homosexuality
Robert Reilly talks about his new book on the rationalizing of homosexual behaviour.

When was the last time you sat down and read a whole book in sequence? Honestly?

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Jun 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, Internet use

Do bookshelves make bookworms?

Joanna Roughton | 13 June 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: books, Home Renaissance Foundation

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