Brett Parker

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Top 10 books about wild women

From a 17th-century sci-fi utopia to an autobiographical vampire novel, all these great books were written by women who busted boundaries social, personal and literary<p>I first came across 17th-century writer Margaret Cavendish in Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own: “What a vision of loneliness and …

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On the importance of taking walks for no particular reason

These days, we spend so much time trying to figure out what to do next, how to get as far as we can in all aspects of life, and how to make the best …

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2017

Will 2017 be the year we finally get our mitts on <i>The Winds of Winter</i>? At this point, even Bran Stark’s third eye couldn’t see if the answer is “hell …

I was one of the only economists who predicted the financial crash of 2008 – in 2017 we need to make urgent changes

As someone who correctly predicted the financial crisis (first in 2003 and later in a 2006 book) I support Andy Haldane’s assertion that the …

10 best cycling jackets

The three main considerations for your top layer, are wind protection, rain proofing and breathability. The only thing worse than being soaked to the …

How to write a novel this year: 'I'm surprised at how much time I find'

It is liberating and terrifying to write whatever comes into my head. The following morning, I read over it: it’s full of cliches<p>• From being happier to quitting sugar – how to achieve your goal<p>Ambition, people say, is an itch, begging to be realised. I’ve been intending to write a book for a …

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