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The Obree Way by Graeme Obree

There is a brilliant moment in Graeme Obree’s ‘training manual for cyclists’ where he discusses whether sex will lead to a lack of focus or energy for a…

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Craeft by Alexander Langlands

The Observer, November 2017 As one of Britain’s cooler television historians and archaeologists, you’d probably expect Alexander Langlands to suggest that spending time converting raw materials into useful objects might make…

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Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

The Observer, December 2017 There is an intriguing, if familiar, idea in Nick Harkaway’s fourth novel – it’s the near future and an invisible, Ninteen Eighty-Four-style “Witness” programme…