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Julia Macfarlane

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BBC journalist Julia Macfarlane works as a producer and on-screen reporter covering breaking international news.
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The City and the Stars
Arthur C. Clarke - 2003-05-01 (first published in 1956)
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Clarke's masterful evocation of the far future of humanity, considered his finest novel....
Julia Macfarlane
@edcumming The City and the Stars by Arthur C Clarke - amazing amount of imagination in that book      source
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The Woman Destroyed
Simone de Beauvoir - 1987-08-12 (first published in 1967)
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Three long stories that draw the reader into the lives of three women, all past their first youth, all facing unexpected crises....
Julia Macfarlane
@northnorth_west Oh it was a beautiful journey, that book. I love her. She reads people’s souls      source
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Shakespeare on Politics
Stephen Greenblatt - 2018-05-08
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World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright's insight into bad [and often mad] rulers.As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny. In exploring the psyche (and psychoses) of the likes of Richard I...
Julia Macfarlane
@PeterRNeumann @tombarfield It's a frigging amazing book that's been in a bunch of bestseller lists maybe she just has good taste in books guys      source