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Letters on the theme of happiness from some of our most marvellous authors, including this gem from Rowan Coleman:

http://po.st/FromDearStranger
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"Picture books are where it’s at. Where it’s all at."

From WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE to MAX THE BRAVE, Lucy Mangan on (re-)discovering the joys of picture books: http://po.st/OnPictureBooks
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“Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts.”

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Atticus Finch is one of the finest fictional fathers around: http://po.st/AtticusFinchTOTP
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I really like the film. it was brilliantly acted.
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“A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.” - Lorrie Moore 

This month we're celebrating short stories: http://po.st/SplendidShorts 
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"Yet this book is to prove that no matter how you travel, how 'successful' your tour, or foreshortened, you always learn something and learn to change your thoughts."

Some far-flung tomes to help you travel the world without leaving your armchair:  http://po.st/WanderlustPins
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Do you know your octothorpes from your pilcrows? A brief history of the # and the @, among other symbols:

http://po.st/KeithHoustonHistoryOf
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We delve into the cover design archive of BONJOUR TRISTESSE: http://po.st/BonjourTristesseDesign
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We may be 80 years old but we're as sprightly (and brightly-coloured) as ever:
http://po.st/Celebrating80Years
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Which literary father is most like your old man?

With Father's Day around the corner, we felt it was only fitting to help you find the right book to make him feel superlative - take a peek at our quiz:

http://po.st/YourTopPop
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My mom told me my father Prince Charles' personality was similar to the British actor in Mrs. Doubtfire. Polite and sentimental for the past.
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"Nursery rhymes were brutal affairs...."

Would you look at that. It's only an exclusive extract from Kate Atkinson's A GOD IN RUINS on the Penguin blog:
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"For over 150 years the tales lay hidden until discovered a few years ago in an Oberpfalz archive in Regensburg, a quaint city with candy-coloured buildings..."

Rediscovering THE TURNIP PRINCESS and other fairytales:
http://po.st/TurnipPrincess
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Oooo can't wait to set this at Chapters!
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We love Yayoi Kusama's eye-popping original artwork for ALICE IN WONDERLAND. If anything was going to spark our imagination this afternoon, it would be this: 

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But it may also be the biggest hurdle in our effort to unveil reality !
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