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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Independent Minds V

  Our eclectic November top ten reads rejoice in strong women and have a radical, cosmopolitan flavour. We continue our celebration of 15 years of the Childrens’ Bookshow, highlighting two more books featured in this […]

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BB Archive Elton Mayo, The Problem of Working Together 1932

Many ideas and opinions based on a lifetime of research, expressed in speeches made half a century ago by my grandfather, George Elton Mayo (1880-1949), the psychologist, organizational theorist and acknowledged founder of the Human […]

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BB Archive Jean Anouilh interviewed by Gael Elton Mayo, 1956

From the archive: articles by Gael Elton Mayo. She interviewed Jean Anouilh (1910-87) for Queen Magazine in 1956. Best known for his 1943 play Antigone, an adaptation of Sophocles’ classical drama and a thinly veiled […]

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Review Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917 (ed) Pete Ayrton

BookBlast reviews Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917, edited by Pete Ayrton “The city is destroyed, plundered. A very interesting city. Polish culture. An ancient, rich Jewish colony. These frightening bazaars, dwarfs in hooded coats, hoods […]

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