The country's national library will undertake the project, predicting that it will take twenty to thirty years to complete
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Friday 21 December 2012
‘I love the relaxed attitude in Norway’
Thursday 20 December 2012
The leaders of seven major cities have warned that deprived areas face a “looming financial crisis” because of new austerity measures.
Saturday 15 December 2012
Some books read early stay with you forever, that first dazzled encounter making such an impression that the texture of your life becomes part of the narrative. So, for me, 'Our Island Story' is about being nine and lying on a wall beside a swimming pool: a warm Pepsi with a straw in it, the smell of chlorine and pine trees.
Monday 10 December 2012
The British have always had special regard for the Mughal Emperors, who ruled India from 1526 to 1858. They were intelligent, cultured and tough – all virtues in the eyes of Westerners who came to India, awestruck by the luxury of the imperial court and the extent of its conquests.
Monday 26 November 2012
Audio library highlights plight of youngsters who fled war zones when they reach adulthood in UK
IoS book review: The Odd Couple: The Curious Friendship between Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin, By Richard Bradford
Sunday 25 November 2012
Pedigree chums ... or how two literary old dogs finally fell out
Saturday 24 November 2012
Where are you now and what can you see?
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The author wants the government and society to place reading and public libraries at the heart of the agenda
Saturday 03 November 2012
The Women’s Library is generally acknowledged to be the greatest collection of items relating to women’s history in Britain, if not Europe.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Cork and his Baptist minister father went to matinees to listen to the magnificent movie scores
Wednesday 24 October 2012
The site has just been sold for £1bn. Simon Usborne charts its founders’ histories, and how they made a mint out of your Great Auntie Mabel
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