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Arts

HIP INTERVIEW

Should We Fall Behind By Sharon Duggal, Bluemoose Books, 2020 INTERVIEW BY LUCY BROWN Brighton author, Sharon Duggal, launches her latest book Should We Fall Behind on October 22nd. The novel is a piercingly accurate depiction of unnoticed lives. From the…
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Arts

HIP READ

Awakening of Spies By Brian Landers RedDoor Press, paperback £, pp304 Review by Elly Gibson Awakening of Spies is the first book in ‘the Dylan series’, a set of four spy novels by Brian Landers, featuring unassuming hero Thomas Dylan.…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Climate Crisis & The Global Green New Deal By Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin and C J Polychroniou Published by Verso Books, 2020, paperback rrp £ / Bookbuster price £ Review Tim Barton A fortnight ago, the government signed an international…
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Literature

HIP READ

New graphic novel on Mugsborough The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists in words & pictures By Scarlett and Sophie Rickard Published by SelfMadeHero, Paperback, 352 pages. RRP £; REVIEW BY PETE DONOHUE A graphic adaptation of Robert Tressell’s classic semi-autobiographical novel of…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Lovecraft Country By Matt RuffPublished by Picador, 2016, paperback RRP £ / hardback RRP £(£12 at Bookbuster) REVIEW BY TIM BARTON I recently saw the first episodes of the new TV adaptation of the novel Lovecraft Country. On the credits…
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Literature

HIP LIT NEWS

Sussex arts organisation publishes anti-racist book list BY ROWENA PRICE Writing Our Legacy is delighted to share 30 Anti-Racist Books for Children – an anti-racist children’s book list for the new school term and in the lead up to Black…
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Arts

The Hastings Trawler

Set up in 2005 by local people disenchanted with the Council (not unlike HIP a decade later) this magazine spread its literary net far beyond politics to encompass history, poetry, fiction and cartoons. Initially financed by Graham Frost, owner of…
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