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Adventures of No One: Part 2 (Classic Notion)

So I’m a girl, I study fashion at a leading institute/yawnfest in London, and I’m a complete and utter disappointment to both my parents.  When they first held me in their arms 22 years ago, pink and squealing, they didn’t realise I’d grow up into a screaming brat they’d spend

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The Adventures of No One: Part 1 (Classic Notion)

So I’m a girl, I study fashion at a leading institute/yawnfest in London, and I’m a complete and utter disappointment to both my parents.  When they first held me in their arms 22 years ago, pink and squealing, they didn’t realise I’d grow up into a screaming brat they’d spend

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BEST OF BRITISH: Exploring Gola’s ‘Born in Britain’ Project

We take a look at our favourite five (actually, there’s six – we couldn’t narrow it down) of Gola’s Born in Britain project. Having trawled universities the length and breadth of Britain to find some of the most talented students, Gola have recruited 30 students as brand ambassadors for …

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Inky Fingers #5: Penguin

The ever knowledgeable Hayley Campbell reveals the secrets of those famous Orange covers.

Penguin aren’t the kind of unknown indie publisher you need some nerd on the internet to tell you about. They’re so far the opposite of that thing that your correspondent is almost certainly outside of her “can …

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Inky Fingers #4: Gecko Press

The wonderful Hayley Campbell has been helping us rediscover the wondrous nature of books, real proper novels, autobiographies, fictional epics – those exploits that require just that little bit more attention and brain power than the usual drivel that gets read on your average commute, but are ultimately just so

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Inky fingers #3: Melville House

Check out the third installment of Hayley’s column. Catch up on #1 and #2 which helped us to get more into books and uncovered some hidden literary gems

There’s a book I read because I adopted a fear from a Woody Allen movie. This is not a psychologically healthy …

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Inky Fingers #2: bookartbookshop

Remember how we said back in December that we wanted to get more into books this year? Well here’s the second installment of Hayley’s column to get us in the mood…

There’s a shop in Hoxton that stocks almost nothing but tiny little small-press booklets by poets and short …

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Film Review: Lawless

Based on a novel, written by the grandson of one of the bootlegging brothers featured, Lawless is the gangster film adaptation of The Wettest County in the World. The world it shows succeeds in seeming both authentic and looking spectacular; it features a great cast, on good form, yet it …

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Interview: The Idler Academy

We like to think of the Idler Academy as a bit of a sanctuary: a place to learn, to satisfy your literary cravings and to take part in a series of inspiring events and activities, the Idler Academy promises to turn education into something that’s actually fun. If you’re one

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Author Interview: Lucy O’Brien

When I spoke to journalist Pat Long about his book The History Of The NME a few months ago, he recommended a female music writer named Lucy O’Brien. Lucy worked for the NME in the ‘80s, has written a number of books on artists like Madonna and Annie Lennox, and

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