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The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ
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Jesus Christ as the son of God was nothing more than the literary invention of St Paul, according to Philip Pullman’s new book. In it Pullman seeks to retell events from the bible with more ordinary interpretations. Whether the book … Continue reading

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His Dark Materials Auditions Open!
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Don’t get you hopes too high; there’s still no sign of any new movies. But West Yorkshire Playhouse is looking to add eight budding actors to play the roles of children in the stage play. For more information see this … Continue reading

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His Dark Materials on your iPhone
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ScrollMotion, a mobile phone application developer company, has reached a deal with major publishers to allow it to deliver e-books to your iPhone. As random house were one of the publishers involved in the deal, the His Dark Materials trilogy … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week Begins in the US
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September 27 marks the start of a week long celebration of freedom to read and opposition to censorship. According to the American Library Association, more than 400 books were challenged in 2007. The Golden Compass came in at #4 most … Continue reading

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Philip Pullman names his top 40 books
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Last month, we reported that Mr Pullman had been invited to showcase his favourite books at Waterstone’s Writer’s Table. He has now exclusively revealed to the TimesOnline what those books are and how he chose them.

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