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COCKFOSTERS

Cockfosters is the most recent collection of short stories by English writer Helen Simpson, who has made this form her specialty. Unless you’ve been to London, its title probably seems silly and slightly suggestive to you, which is the way the word struck me the first time I heard it on the London Tube, upon leaving Heathrow airport two summers ago. Seeing the book’s British cover in a Guardian review earlier this spring instantly brought to mind the mellifluous female tones that became the narrative voice of my trip to London in the summer of 2015. “This is a Piccadilly … Continue reading COCKFOSTERS

Happy Birthday Canada! Answers to the tenth Quiz and time for a break!

Canada is 150 years old! Show us what you know by participating in our trivia quiz! We will post five questions every second week from February to November. If you answer all five questions correctly, we will enter your name in the draw. Every two weeks, answer the quiz and you will have another chance to win. Prizes will […]

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Happy Birthday Canada! Take the tenth Quiz!

Canada is 150 years old! Show us what you know by participating in our trivia quiz! We will post five questions every second week from February to November. If you answer all five questions correctly, we will enter your name in the draw. Every two weeks, answer the quiz and you will have another chance to win. Prizes will […]

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