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A Global New Service story: Strange Libraries

PLondon 21 December 1927 Global New Service All of the great cities of the world have hidden depositories of knowledge. Some are hidden beneath public such as the Gotham Library which is connected to the New York Public Library by … Continue reading

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William Goldman’s The Princess Bride

Some forms of fantasy are pure escapism. Other forms use magic and myth to promote social consciousness. And then there’s The Princess Bride, a book that exists in a class all its own. William Goldman’s tale of True Love, Harsh Revenge … Continue reading

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Lev Grossman’s The Magicians

It should be pointed out that The Magicians is not Lev Grossman’s first book. His previous novel, Codex, was a bestseller. Previous to and coincident with that, he has been the book critic for Time magazine. I mention this because … Continue reading

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