Chris Lloyd

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I Read 75 Books in 2017 & These Were My Top 10

In my mission to read as many books as I could in 2017, I explored new genres, new voices, and became the go-to girl for book recommendations. It's a …

Books

The 10 Best LGBT Films of 2017

<i>Battle of the Sexes</i><p>Beyond trouncing proud male chauvinist Bobby Riggs in the legendary 1973 Battle of the Sexes tennis match, Billie Jean King was a …

We Are Not Hysterical: 18 Strong Female Voices You Should Read

Strand Book Store staff recommends reads by outspoken women.<p>For every positive attribute a woman may possess ― strength, persistence, decisiveness ― there seems to be a popularly used synonym that casts the same quality in a negative light. Women who lead may be painted as curt, loud or cold ― or, …

Feminism

Children's Organic Storybook 'Green Riding Hood' is Apple's Free App of the Week

Apple is currently promoting interactive children's storybook <i>Green Riding Hood</i> as its Free App of the Week on the iOS App Store. Notable for its hand-drawn artwork, the app by Bobaka introduces kids of ages 5 and under to a healthy lifestyle in a cheery spin-off of the original folk tale.<p>The …

Apps

The 100 best nonfiction books: the story so far

At the halfway point in his series, our columnist reflects on what constitutes a classic, the selection process and the omissions he regrets<p>As this <i>Guardian</i>-<i>Observer</i> list reaches its halfway mark with a gay Englishman and a polemical African American social scientist (Lytton Strachey and WEB Du …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

10 Brilliant iPhone Tricks You Didn't Know About

The iPhone is intuitive, easy and powerful. But even many Apple power users don't know these simple tricks.<p>1) Ask SIRI to open the Pod Bay Doors<p>Apple …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 42 – Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain (1933)

Brittain’s study of her experience of the first world war as a nurse and then victim of loss remains a powerful anti-war and feminist statement<p><i>Testament of Youth</i> was written by a woman approaching 40 who had spent some 17 years coming to terms with her singular experience of the first world war – …

Literature

Where to eat, drink and shop in London according to the experts

The insider's guide on where to eat, drink, work out and shop in the capital<p>As the pre-Christmas social circuit kicks into gear, here are the top …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The original self-help manual on American life – with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump – has a lot to answer for<p>The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who …

Selling

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List Of Secret USSD Codes To Unlock Hidden iPhone Settings

Here's a list of secret dialpad USSD codes that will enable you to unlock hidden settings on iPhone. All of these USSD codes need to be entered via …

How to see which companies are tracking your personal data on Facebook and block them

Facebook is great if you want to stay in touch with friends and family. It's free, of course, but it comes with a price. If you're using Facebook, …

Top 20 quirky London restaurants

Book a spot at one of these fun restaurants in London. Known for its diverse dining scene, there's no shortage of quirky restaurants to choose from …

England

Wild

• <b>Author:</b> Cheryl Strayed<p>Selected to be read on Radio Four's Book of the Week.<p>'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years... Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destined to be loved by a lot of people, men …

Slave Girl - I Was an Ordinary British Girl. I Was Kidnapped and Sold into Sex Slavery. This is My Horrific True Story

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Forsyth<p>Born in Newcastle in 1976, from the age of three, the very people who meant to be looking after and protecting Sarah Forsyth were sexually abusing her. Somehow she managed to overcome the hurt and heartbreak of a horrific childhood, and build a new and happy life for herself as …

Hoods

• <b>Author:</b> Carl Fellstrom<p>In 2004, the murder of a middle-aged couple in their village bungalow lifted the lid on the great untold story of British organised crime. The slaughter of Joan and John Stirland revealed an evil empire of powerful ganglords, contract killings and police corruption. At its …

The Silent Twins

• <b>Author:</b> Marjorie Wallace<p>When identical twins, June and Jennifer Gibbons were three they began to reject communication with anyone but each other, and so began a childhood bound together in a strange and secret world. As they grew up, love, hate and genius united to push them to the extreme margins …

Twitter just made every public tweet findable … here's how to delete yours

Twitter has made every public tweet made since the service started in 2006 available through its search engine, making everyone’s first, second and third embarrassing tweets viewable by anyone.<p>The search index includes 100s of billions of tweets growing by several billion more each week. Tweets …

Hackney Child

• <b>Author:</b> Hope Daniels & Morag Livingstone<p><b>The powerful, refreshingly honest, first-hand account of a childhood spent in the Care system.</b><p><b>At the age of nine,</b> Hope Daniels walked into Stoke Newington Police Station with her little brothers and asked to be taken into care. Home life was intolerable: both …