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5 of the best autobiographies ever written

Humans are curious creatures and there’s nothing we enjoy more than delving into the lives of others. Some stories are too good to be kept a secret – they need to be shared with the world! We’ve picked 5 of the best autobiographies, of 5 very different people, with some …

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5 of the best-selling debut novels

An author’s first novel can help to make them a success or could have them pinned as a failure. So much rests on your first attempt at anything and a novel is no different. A few authors have made their mark with their debut and have gone on to sell …

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10 of the best cult books

Books have the power to make us laugh, break our hearts and open our minds – often at the same time. The books in this post achieve all of those things, but they have something else too; something special that elevates them above your average novel and inspires millions of …

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As a new uni year starts, which students will pay most for textbooks?

This week, thousands of fresh-faced young people are heading to uni to learn, party and realise they’re terrible at cooking (top tip: make friends with a good cook early on). They’ll also have to learn some serious financial management skills. It’s no secret that higher education isn’t cheap, with the …

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What are Britain’s biggest literary guilty pleasures?

Britain has given the world some brilliant authors over the ages: Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Neil Gaiman, Zadie Smith. We could go on. So surely Britain’s taste in books reflects our rich literary heritage? Erm… not quite. A quick glance through the best sellers list shows that Brits, while enjoying …

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