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The owl who liked sitting on Caesar - Martin Windrow

'Perched on the back of a sunlit chair was something about 9 inches tall and shaped rather like a plump toy penguin with a nose-job. It appeared to be wearing a one-piece knitted jumpsuit of pale grey fluff with brown stitching, complete with an attac

The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar - Martin Windrow

A moving and informative memoir of life with a lovable tawny owl.

Wounded Tiger: The History of Cricket in Pakistan - Peter Oborne

Peter Oborne is a regular commentator on politics for television, and chief political editor of the Daily Telegraph. He is the author of several previous books including the acclaimed Alastair Campbell: New labour and the Rise of the Media Class, The Rise

The owl who liked sitting on Caesar by Martin Windrow | Book Review | @GrrlScientist

A gentle and moving memoir by a man who shared his seventh-floor London flat with an unlikely companion; a tawny owl Unless you are Harry Potter, you probably don't live with an owl in your house. But historian and writer Martin Windrow met his "one true

Wounded Tiger: A history of Cricket in Pakistan by Peter Oborne, book review

The Palestinian literary theorist Edward Said noted that western writers are able to come to terms with the east only through stereotypes. Thus was it the fate of Pakistani cricket to be defined by negative images, and its cricketers to emerge as caricatu

Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump review Tom Clark and Anthony Heath debunk recovery

This rigorous examination of data on the crash and the recovery suggests that the Conservatives' optimism does not bear much relation to the grim economic realities that most people face.

Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century - Georgina Adam

This highly readable and timely book explores the transformation of the modern and contemporary art market in the 21st century from a niche trade to a globalised operation worth an estimated $50 billion a year.Drawing on her personal experience, the autho

Little stories of death and deportation beneath the collective tragedy of France under the Nazis

These books depict the mosaic of little tragedies behind the collective tragedy of death and deportation.

Little stories of death and deportation beneath the collective tragedy of France under the Nazis

These books depict the mosaic of little tragedies behind the collective tragedy of death and deportation.

The Greatest Escape - Peter Grose

In the upper reaches of the Loire lies an isolated plateau and the secluded village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Their whole village was honoured not just by the French state, but with the extremely rare distinction of Righteous Among Nations by the people o