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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Capitalism and the Sea By Liam Campling & Alejandro ColásPublished by Verso, 2021 Review by Tim Barton As long ago as the Iron Age, Britain was exchanging goods for profit across Europe. Traded goods from Hibernia, such as finely wrought…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Localism: Manifesto for a Twenty-First Century England By Charlie Shaw, Patrick Carragher, Ethan Bridge, Seth Littleboy and Liam Murphy Published by Local Matters Ltd£15 from Bookbusters Review by Tim Barton On first approach, what could we applaud more than a…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

The Physics of Climate Change By Lawrence M KraussPublished by Head of Zeus, 2021, RRP £ Review by Tim Barton One of the problems of objectivity displayed by many media outlets is a false idea of ‘balance’. This is as…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

SkyseedBy Bill McGuirePublished by Book Guild Publishing, 2021, RRP £ Review by Tim Barton Back in 2002, I reviewed Bill’s OUP book A Guide to the End of the World, in which he, as then professor of geohazards at UCL,…
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Arts

National Literacy Trust celebrates children’s literacy in Hastings with launch of Connecting Stories

The National Literacy Trust’s Hub in Hastings was launched in January 2018 and is known as Hastings Stories. As part of the Hastings Opportunity Area programme it is a government initiative with the aim of improving social mobility and raising…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

The Care Crisis: What Caused It and How Can We End It? By Emma DowlingPublished by Verso, 2021, RRP £, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton The care industry, in a broad definition that covers childcare, nursing care, care…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

How to Blow Up a Pipeline By Andreas MalmPublished by Verso, 2021, RRP £, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton Subtitled Learning to Fight in a World on Fire, this book is in the great radical tradition of the…
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Arts

HIP READ

The Last Gift and other Tales By Mary RothwellPublished by Scriptora on 6th January 2021 Review By Pete Donohue In 2019 HIP Literature favourably reviewed local author Mary Rothwell’s poetry collection Terra Incognita. Now we are pleased to report her…
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