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Long-lost F Scott Fitzgerald story published

The 8,000-word story, Temperature, was discovered in a university archive and is a 'high comedy'<p>A short story by <b>F Scott Fitzgerald</b>, discovered at Princeton University (Fitzgerald's alma mater) in New Jersey, has been published 76 years after it was written.<p>The 8,000-word tale is called Temperature …

Literature

Would it have been kinder not to publish Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman?

The first chapter of Lee's lost novel may disappoint fans of To Kill a Mockingbird<p>Amidst all the speculation, and high anticipation, attending the publication of Harper Lee’s "lost" novel, Go Set a Watchman, there is one thing worth bearing in mind: there is a reason it was not published in the …

Literature

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

Books

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How will arrival of US cruise giant affect Cuba?

Carnival is to become the first American cruise company to visit Cuba since the Sixties. The giant firm, which owns 10 lines, including Costa, Cunard, Holland America, P&O and Princess, and has a combined fleet of more than 100 ships, received permission this week to commence trips in May.<p>The …

This man lied about his nationality to fight for Britain

Billy Fiske pretended to be Canadian just so he would be allowed to fight for Britain in the Second World War. This is his extraordinary untold story<p>On the back wall of the crypt of St Paul’s, a short way from Wellington’s tomb, hang a tatty pair of RAF pilot’s wings.<p>Above them are the words: …

Bobsled

Why low-tech living is back

Sales of books are eclipsing digital alternatives, while vinyl records, Polaroid cameras and even simple mobile phones are enjoying a resurgence<p>Books. Remember them? The big lumps of wood pulp that used to clog up your shelves? Well, they’re back, and hotter than vinyl records.<p>Last week, the …

Iggy Pop

The Dos and Don'ts of LinkedIn

Because, really, what ARE the rules?<p>You rely on LinkedIn a lot, right? Us too, but here's an arresting professional thought: We're doing it wrong.<p>Like, <i>are</i> you supposed to accept all the invitations you get, or does that mess with the algorithm of your network (or something)? Is there a way to …

Employment

5 Facts That Explain the Threat From Nigeria's Boko Haram

As the world responded to the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> attack with a 3.7 million person march and the most tweeted hashtag in history, a surge in insurgent …

The Temporary Tattoo That Tests Blood Sugar

An electronic sensor may mean the end of finger pricking.<p>A painful prick of the fingertip reveals a mountain of medical information for many diabetes patients. But health professionals have long struggled to find a reliable and painless way to gather blood sugar measurements. Just last year, Google …

Diabetes

Walking the Heights

Washington Heights, the tapering neck of northern Manhattan, takes its name from our first President, who, during his soldiering days, suffered the fate of so many who have resided on that strip of land between the Harlem and Hudson rivers: he was pushed out. In Washington’s case, the spur wasn’t …