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Venus and Mars on a Winter Break

June 11th 2018

JO COLE finds that women are still from Venus and men are still from Mars in Hilary Mantel’s short story ‘Winter Break’: ‘Science demonstrates that the differences between men and women are real. Women have 11% more neurons in the brain’s hearing areas than men so consequently can hear better.’

Silent Snow, Secret Snow

June 19th 2013

DORA D’AGOSTINO recommends ‘Silent Snow, Secret Snow’ by Conrad Aiken, a story about ‘Paul Hasleman, a boy who thinks, dreams and wishes for snow until it becomes an obsession…’

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