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Chinese Author Mo Yan Wins Nobel Prize

The 109th recipient of the Nobel prize in literature was announced on 11 October. His name is Mo Yan, aged 57 at the time of the announcement, and he is the first Chinese citizen to receive the award. Mo Yan, … Continue reading

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Review: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

A book about love and infidelity, a book about the nature of ‘Being’, a book filled with philosophical speculation, a book where tragedy and comedy go hand in hand, where  no boundaries between love and hate, between lightness and weight, … Continue reading

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Catch-22 – Joseph Heller

When I first picked up a copy of Catch-22, I was yet blissfully unaware of the potential contained within the pages. Whilst the red cover was striking, there was nothing particulary special about the book. I scanned the blurb – … Continue reading

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LitSoc Newsletter – 02/02/12

Hello LitSocers! This is our new fortnightly newsletter, which will ping into your inbox every other Thursday with details of events that are going on, upcoming socials and other bits and pieces we think you might be interested in. It’ll … Continue reading

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