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Smoking Herb & Other Stories By John D RobinsonAnalog Submission Press Review by Pete Donohue A title may not mean what you think it does. This isn’t a tale about sucking on marijuana spliffs. The eponymous main story here refers…
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Cassidy’s Cross By Tom O’Brien Review by Elly Gibson Cassidy’s Cross is set in the fictional village of Doonbay in the South East of Ireland. It’s the 1960s and rural life seems pretty simple and ; On the surface the main…
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Turbulent Spinsters: Women’s Fight for the Vote in Hastings and St LeonardsBy Ann Kramer Review by Ben Bruges Most of social historian Ann Kramer’s meticulous research comes from the Hastings Observer’s records, and one of the interests in the book…
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The Conservation Revolution: radical ideas for saving nature beyond the AnthropoceneBy Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher Verso, RRP £ Bookbuster price £  Review by Tim Barton We face a global crisis of threatened systems failure, of which greenhouse gas emissions…
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The Near Horizon Collapse, TechUtopia, or Small Is Beautiful – Part One: HubrisBy Holly Jean Buck Review by Tim Barton In After Geoengineering: Climate Tragedy, Repair, and Restoration (Verso, £), Holly Jean Buck quotes SF author Kim Stanley Robinson, who…
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When Protest Becomes Crime:Politics and Law in Liberal Democracies By Carolijn TerwindtPublished by Pluto Books, paperback £ Review by Tim Barton In liberal democracies there tends to be an assumption, taught as fact at an early age, that a ‘separation…
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