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Images Of Black Women Film Festival, London

This festival has a clear mission: to promote women of African descent, in front of and behind the camera. The result is a spread of films from around the globe that you're unlikely to see anywhere...

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Margaret Thatcher—The Authorised Biography, Volume I: From Grantham to the Falklands. By Charles Moore. Knopf; 896 pages; $35. Allen Lane; £30. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

IT HELPS to be lucky if you are a politician and Margaret Thatcher was luckier than most: lucky that she came to power when the old order was crumbling and

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To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism. By Evgeny Morozov. PublicAffairs; 415 pages; $28.99. Allen Lane; £20. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

Who Owns the Future? By Jaron Lanier. Simon and Schuster; 397 pages; $28. Allen Lane; £20. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of

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I'm So Excited | The Eye Of The Storm | Gimme The Loot | Robosapien | Come Out And Play | Shootout At Wadala | 21 & Over | Dead Man Down | Dragon | Chimpanzee | It's Such A Beautiful Day | All Stars

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(Pedro Almodóvar, 2012, Spa) Javier Cámara, Raúl Arévalo, Carlos Areces. 90 mins

Almodóvar responds to his country's economic woes...

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Big Brother. By Lionel Shriver. HarperCollins; 373 pages; £16.99. To be published in America next month by Harper; $26.99. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

LIONEL SHRIVER knows the drawbacks of using her own family in her fiction. Famous for the bestselling “We Need to Talk About Kevin”, which won the Orange prize for fiction in 2005, she once lam

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Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal. By Mary Roach. Norton; 352 pages; $26.95. OneWorld; £11.99. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk

LITTLE mattered more to Horace Fletcher than the thorough mastication of food. For one-fifth of an ounce of the midway section of a shallot, Fletcher, an American health-food nut, championed 722 chomps. In 1912

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Tweet Of The Day | The Gatsby Factor | NPR's American Icons | Counterpoint | The First Time

All 256 two-minute episodes of new birdsong programme Tweet Of The Day (weekdays, 5.58am, Radio 4)will be kept online forever. This is the way all broadcasting is going, whether the programme-makers like it or not. You wonder how the above title will play 10...

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Rational exuberance

ELLEN GALLAGHER was born in 1965 in Rhode Island, the daughter of an African-American father with ties to Cape Verde in West Africa and an American-Irish mother. Now she divides her time between New York and Rotterdam. Ms Gallagher mines sci-fi, marine biology and black history for her art, variously making use of cut-up paper,

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Richard Williams was a pioneer of hand-drawn animation, working on films such as The Pink Panther and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. But perhaps his most enduring work is his masterclass, The Animator's Survival Kit

When the animator Richard Williams celebrated his 80th birthday last month he was the subject of widespread and heartfelt acclaim as one of...

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