We turn to children's and YA literature in this week's episode, with Rozalind Dineen and Toby Lichtig presenting new releases (as reviewed by a selection of young readers), as well as discussing some of the pros and cons of age-specific reading; Robert Douglas-Fairhurst reintroduces J. M. Barrie's classic work Peter Pan, where a wild imagination masks tragic, sometimes disturbing, realities
Alfie On Holiday by Shirley Hughes
The Fate of Fausto: A painted fable by Oliver
The Good Thieves by Katherine Rundell
The Burning by Laura BatesFor information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Patronizing writers of colour
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Unsettled by Sontag
The recipe for superstardom
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The most expensive mystery of all
How to be modern: conspiracy theory, free will and the avant-garde
‘We don’t know what he has, we don’t know what he’s done with it’
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Unromancing the Romantics
Loving Iris Murdoch
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Talk to the hands
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Animalogy \ The Animals in Our Everyday Words & Phrases
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