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Stories for the Mad Volume One Various authors Book review by Elly Gibson Stories for the Mad is the debut short fiction anthology from Moran Press, based just outside Boston USA. It contains 11 carefully selected short stories from contemporary…
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The Deficit Myth:Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy By Stephanie KeltonPublished by John Murray  Review by Lee Humphries I’ve been eagerly awaiting Stephanie Kelton’s book The Deficit Myth after watching her talks on YouTube for years.…
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Human Kind: A Hopeful HistoryBy Rutger Bregman  Published by BloomsburyReview by ‘MW’ Human Kind a Hopeful History, by Rutger Bregman, has been my choice during the quarantine. I find myself in the fortunate number of the furloughed, therefore salaried, at…
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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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