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It seems there’s an endless appetite for man-boys working in technology: before Loaded, there was Silicon Valley, Amazon’s Betas, The IT Crowd and what was that other thing …? Oh yes. Reality.
We have to get over the idea that spending hours in a mahogany chair, frowning over a leather-bound volume from 1623 is the best way to absorb information. And let’s be honest: some authors waffle on.
Print sales rose 7% in 2016, in large part thanks to Wicks (with a little help from JK Rowling and colouring books for adults).
Fisher’s humour isn’t an attempt to avoid sadness, but to convey it in a way people will find palatable. Her characters live by Fisher’s own edict: “If my life wasn’t funny, it would just be true, and that’s unacceptable.”
While her comedy is sharp, she often delivers it in a chipper tone, more wry than ranting. (“L’Oreal. Because I am worth it. And because holding myself to an impossible standard of beauty keeps me from starting a riot.”)
Growing up, I used to roll my eyes while watching the tennis with my grandmother. But when I turned 13, Wimbledon became our thing.
While chatting about counting calories seems benign to some people, it creates a hostile workplace for others.
With books coverage skewed in favour of men, female authors are often overlooked. Should we change our reading habits?
You might be thinking, is Christmas really the time to be churlish? Is there any point in quibbling when the end results are so spectacular, raking in millions for charity every year? To which I say: absolutely.
Film adaptations mean she's not unknown, but her tense and unsettling thrillers deserve a much wider readership.
Companies need to take into account blind and partially-sighted people when developing new technology.
While universities claim to encourage applicants from different backgrounds, the Ucas form fails to allow for diversity.