Mark Haddon

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Name: Mark Haddon
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Dispatch Box by Graeme Demianyk

VisitBritain's Dawlish posterReciting chapter and worse on book banAn MP has defended the Government’s controversial plan to restrict parcels that prisoners can receive, which critics have labelled a books ban.Writers including Mark Haddon and Philip ... [Published Western Morning News - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

On the bookshelf

The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-timeAuthor: Mark HaddonFifteen-year-old Christopher John Francis Boone hates to be touched by anyone, even his parents. He has Asperger's Syndrome, a mental condition in which a person lacks social skills and the ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Why he writes

SIMON STEPHENS is a British playwright, the cheery creator of an impressive roster of gritty dramas such as "Punk Rock", "Port" and "Wastwater". He is probably best known for his stage adaptation of a novel by Mark Haddon, “The Curious Incident of the ... [Published The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

'We're still waiting, lord chancellor' Politics.co.uk

Politics.co.uk  –By Ian DuntHopes for a negotiation over the ban on prisoners receiving books looked less and less likely today, as campaigners started to lose patience with Chris Grayling.The justice secretary received a letter asking for a face-to-face ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Give us your views on Chris Grayling's justice cuts

Are Chris Grayling’s changes to the legal profession and prisons putting justice at jeopardy? Whether you agree or disagree the Epsom Guardian wants to hear from you.Mr Grayling, Epsom and Ewell’s MP and Secretary of State for Justice, has come under ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Best of the National Theatre comes to Gainsborough

Acclaimed stage productions from the National Theatre in London will be broadcast live on the big screen at Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough.Due to its increasing popularity Trinity Arts Centre has now gained approved status to show events from the ... [Published Lincolnshire Today - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Creating a common core for all of us starts with families

I couldn’t get a cab. A sketchy-looking guy hunkering around the entrance of the Grand Hyatt in San Diego showed me his bicycle. “Climb on, lady,” he said. “I’ll take ya.”I thought it over. “OK,” I said.So that was how I arrived – balanced on the back ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Not just for kids

Adults reading children’s books are not a recent phenomenon. But about 14 years back, they started to do so in such vast numbers that a new term had to be invented for it and a new genre was born: crossover fiction. In the wake of Harry Potter, publishers ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

“One of the most vindictive acts of a barbaric government"

The banning of books: not an idea with any inspiring historical precedence, what with it being the stuff of despots, madmen and imbeciles. Any mention of “ban” and “books” in the same sentence is exceedingly bad PR.Last week, Justice Minister Chris Grayling ... [Published The Big Issue - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hugh Muir's diary: The Wolf has a howler on Today

Former US defence secretary Paul Wolfowitz. Photograph: Tim Sloan/AFP/• A tricky Today programme cameo by former US deputy defence secretary Paul Wolfowitz. The champion neocon pitches up to chide Europe for failing to rein in Putin and failing to uphold ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

'No backing from any quarter': Grayling in crisis

Politics.co.uk  –By Ian DuntChris Grayling was fighting to keep his head above water today, as he tried to juggle multiple crisis - including the prisoner book ban, a potential tidal wave of compensation claims from inmates and a strike by probation ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Basement pool saga has happy ending for author

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build an underground swimming pool has been thrown out.Craig Burkinshaw, managing director of Witney-based holiday firm Audley Traver, wanted to build a side extension on to the house in Jericho, Oxford, and dig out a basement ... [Published Oxford Mail - Mar 20 2014]

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Communities come together for canal [Published Oxford Mail - Apr 12 2014]
The Dispatch Box by Graeme Demianyk [Published Western Morning News - Apr 08 2014]
On the bookshelf [Published The Hindu - Apr 07 2014]
Why he writes [Published The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
Why he writes [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
'We're still waiting, lord chancellor' Politics... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 04 2014]
Give us your views on Chris Grayling's justice ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Apr 03 2014]
Obsessions bared over a dead dog in the night [Published Japan Times - Apr 02 2014]
Best of the National Theatre comes to Gainsborough [Published Lincolnshire Today - Apr 02 2014]
Creating a common core for all of us starts wit... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Mar 30 2014]
Not just for kids [Published Hindu Business Line - Mar 29 2014]
“One of the most vindictive acts of a barbaric ... [Published The Big Issue - Mar 28 2014]
The Ban on Sending Books to Prisoners is Just P... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Mar 26 2014]
'No backing from any quarter': Grayling in crisis [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 25 2014]
Hugh Muir's diary: The Wolf has a howler on Today [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Hugh Muir's diary: The Wolf has a howler on Today [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Don't stop prisoners receiving books, they're a... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Basement pool saga has happy ending for author [Published Oxford Mail - Mar 20 2014]
We Used to Be Kings by Stewart Foster – review [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 15 2014]
World of Words: Ruth Hawe on her writing [Published Worthing Today - Jan 30 2014]
London shock after collapse [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
More Than 75 Injured after London theatre collapse [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Dec 20 2013]
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Why he writes [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
SIMON STEPHENS is a British playwright, the cheery creator of an impressive roster of gritty dramas such as "Punk Rock", "Port" and "Wastwater". He is probably best known for his stage adaptation of a novel by Mark Haddon, “The Curious Incident of ...
The Ban on Sending Books to Prisoners is Just P... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Mar 26 2014]
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation – Goethe I know I have developed a reputation for being as wet as a lettuce on prison reform, so no doubt what I am about to write will just burnish that reputation. When I heard that the ...
Hugh Muir's diary: The Wolf has a howler on Today [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Paul Wolfowitz, architect of the war in Iraq, is put out when discussing Europe's response to Putin • A tricky Today programme cameo by former US deputy defence secretary Paul Wolfowitz. The champion neocon pitches up to chide Europe for failing to ...
Don't stop prisoners receiving books, they're a... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Books should be the right of every person in this country – especially in prisons, where reading can turn lives around In the way of these things, the decision to ban all prisoners from receiving books to read was put through by the justice secretary, ...
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