Roger Bacon's Robot Head - Literary Loitering 113

Nov 18, 2019, 01:02 AM
This week we’re kicking things off with one of our favourite books awards - the Bookseller/Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year.
 
In other news, a new children’s book attempts to do what politicians can’t - explain Brexit, the Asterix comics get their first female protagonist, a new app will make books easier to read by compressing them and taking out all the difficult words, an Instagram account describes itself as an online library for old and out-of-print books, and a man has spent 20 years searching, gathering and compiling Shakespeare’s library. 
 
After that, Sarah regales us with her thoughts on No One Is Too Small by Greta Thunberg, and we have a quiz about famous people who have food in their names.

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Thanks, and until next time, don't read anything we wouldn't!

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