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J.K. Rowling just debunked some major Harry Potter myths – and we are stupefied

J.K. Rowling just delivered some truths about Harry Potter landmarks in Edinburgh. Isn’t it incredible how, more than twenty years after first being introduced to the world, Harry Potter still fills us with child-like excitement? During lockdown alone, fans have been treated to Daniel Radcliffe narrating The Philosopher’s Stone audiobook, and muggles have gone into meltdown […]

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Book reveals how half a billion people live close to volcanoes

She’s gonna BLOW! Terrifying book reveals how half a billion people live close to the planet’s 1,500 active volcanoes that are like unruly toddlers Dangerous Earth looks at how the planet can be wonderful and also very violent Marine scientist and science communicator Ellen Prager explores disasters  Prager writes about hurricanes and earthquakes and tsunamis […]

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The power crazed crook in the Kremlin

The power crazed crook in the Kremlin: The Oligarchs thought he’d last one term… until he brought them ruthlessly to heel. Now Putin has the West in his sights Author Catherine Belton sets out the story of Vladimir Putin’s rise to power Former Moscow correspondent of the Financial Times examines what happened The Oligarchs catapulted […]

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Our pick of the most riotously funny stories ever written

Keep laughing and read on! The final part of our series of best-ever books concludes with our pick of the most riotously funny stories ever written British writer Roger Lewis, collated a selection of the funniest stories penned Among his top picks is Kingsley Amis and his hapless hero Jim Dixon  Elsewhere is the eccentric absurdity […]