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Take part in a global reading of 1984 from K-Town

An international discussion of the George Orwell masterpiece is happening next week

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MUST DO: ArchWay With Words 2017

North London’s annual bookfest is back this week for an eight-day run. Here’s what to expect

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Can small acts of defiance create mass societal change?

A new book by local author Steve Crawshaw examines the power of protest and mischief around the world

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‘A love letter with leaves’: Allan Jenkins’ plot of his own

The Observer Food Monthly editor talks nurture, nature and his new memoir

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How to be a hit debut novelist (while a full-time working mum too)

Rose Alexander on how she quit working in telly – and hasn’t looked back

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‘I was sacked from War Child for exposing the truth’

Co-founder of the north London charity David Wilson explains why he became whistleblower – and what happened next

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What exactly is the Torriano Meeting House?

Come to a room imbued with myriad poetic voices, living and dead, giving it a unique atmosphere

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Top 5: Tips on erotic writing

A two-day conference in Camden next month offers budding authors how to do a Fifty Shades

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‘It was a garden, undeniably, and I wanted it’

In which novelist Charlotte Mendelson describes her desperate search for a tiny pocket of land in NW5

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Is 2017 the year of the Sports Geek?

Tufnell Park-based writer and journalist Rob Minto thinks non-sports fans should be armed with a few statistics, just to cut through the noise

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