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Summer Reading

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- July 22nd, 2016

EastWestStreet

From Hunters & Collectors to City of Mirrors to East West Street, the W&N editors share the books they’ll be packing in their suitcases this summer . . . Let us know what you’re reading at Twitter @wnfiction   Jennifer, Editor, W&N Fiction I spent a wonderful week reading by the pool in Crete at the end of June. Anne Enright’s family drama The Green Road was everything I had hoped it would be – brilliant, insightful and moving – and Fen by Daisy Johnson was a revelation, a dazzlingly original collection of short stories…

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Meet Les Parisiennes

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- July 7th, 2016

Les Parisiennes, Anne Sebba

What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris from 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until – finally – renewal and retribution. Even at the darkest moments of Occupation, glamour was ever present. French women wore lipstick. It was women who came face to face with the German conquerors on a daily basis – perhaps selling them their clothes or travelling alongside them on the Metro, where a German soldier had priority over seats. By looking at a wide range of individuals from collaborators…

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2016 Classics Challenge: The Shadow of the Wind

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- June 30th, 2016

The Shadow of the Wind

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón is July’s title in our #2016ClassicsChallenge. Originally published in Spanish in 2002 as La Sombra Del Viento, Carlos’s book has since been published around the world and has sold millions of copies.

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Sian Williams on surviving and thriving after trauma

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- June 28th, 2016

9781474602686 medium

Start reading Rise by Sian Williams – an account of how people survive and even thrive after trauma

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Do you have what it takes to be a Bletchley Park code-breaker?

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- June 15th, 2016

The paperback of Gordon Corera’s Intercept: The Secret History of Computers and Spies is out today, and it’s not just a new preface, touching on more recent events since the hardback came out last year, that has been included. In the spirit of the Second World War, where Bletchley Park used crossword puzzles to recruit the best code-breakers, we’ve teamed up with a puzzle setter named Serpent to bring you an exclusive puzzle to test your code-breaking mettle! You’ll find it in the back of the book, but we’re also featuring it here. No job…

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