'Inanimate Alice' newly animated: Kate Pullinger's digital novel is still young

May we all age at the rate Kate Pullinger’s Alice does When last we saw Alice — of Pullinger’s transmedial tale Inanimate Alice — she was 14. That was six years ago. Now, she has reappeared. But she’s not 20. She’s 16, as stated in the opening of Episode Five. This enviably slow maturation, it… Read More

Writing Letters To The Past: London's War Memorial Of Words

I will never go to war, you know.  I will never have to.  The first time I go to France will be a trip with my school. That’s a line from the author Lee Child. It’s not from one of his Jack Reacher books, but from a letter — a letter to a man who was very… Read More