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Past articles by Fleur:

Here's What Your Kids Really Want To Read

It's all treehouses and toilet humour. → Read More

Why Family Is The One Thing Authors Will Always Write About

It is hard to ignore the presence and significance of family in fiction. → Read More

The Truth Worth Of Libraries Is Much Greater Than You Think

As T. S. Eliot said: "The existence of libraries is best evidence that we may have hope for the future of man". → Read More

Should Readers Be Warned Of Graphic Violence In A Book?

We desire to know the worst, even though afterwards we sometimes wished we didn't. → Read More

What The Books You Read Say About Your Personality

You are what you read. → Read More

The Voyeuristic Pleasures In The Pages Of Books

Because we're all just a little obsessed with one another. → Read More

We Don't Need To Give Our Kids Chapter And Verse When Learning To Read

If we push children into formal literacy too early, we risk extinguishing the wonder and excitement of books. → Read More

The Simple Things In Literature Are Often The Best

When it comes to language, it's more important to be Ernest than excessive. → Read More

You Can Train Yourself To Love Your Commute

Make sure you have some form of entertainment; if you forget your book, eavesdropping will do just fine. → Read More

This Week Is Supposed To Be About Books, But Mine Has Become A Costume Drama

I've been tasked with a multi-storey treehouse. Will a few twigs do? → Read More

Great Expectations Can Spell The Death Of A Book

Beware of 'second novel syndrome'. → Read More

Don't Let Home Readers Dampen Your Child's Love Of Books

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." → Read More

Book Lovers Are Not Always Cut Out To Be Booksellers

Excuse me, do you work here? → Read More

Despite New Forms Of Entertainment, Reading Is A Hobby That Will Never Be Put On The Shelf

Perfected long ago, there is no need for change. → Read More

Why Do We Remember Some Books And Forget Others?

It's about tapping into something that is terrible yet possible. → Read More

Maybe We Should Judge A Book By Its Cover

Well, its title at least. → Read More

Library Tourism Could Be The Next Big Travel Trend

Why visit a cathedral when you can kneel down at the altar of literature, surrounded by the words of the world's greatest writers? → Read More

From Faraway Trees To Multistorey Treehouses, There Are Many Books For Inbetweeners

Exposing youngsters to a variety of books will help them make reading a habit for the future. → Read More

You Don't Have To Understand A Book To Find Its Meaning

Bob Dylan is right. → Read More

In Defence Of Gossip Magazines

Could it be that gossip magazines fulfil our deep and very human desire for storytelling? → Read More