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Italy in books – Reading challenge 2011

Thanks to the Brighton Blogger (on Book after Book) for this great idea.  She has set out the details as follows: The details of the challenge “ITALY IN BOOKS” The challenge will run from January, 1st 2011 to December, 31st … Continue reading

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A profile of Berlusconi: showman, shaman or worse?

On the eve of the G8 summit next week in L’Aquila – the city recently struck by a devastating earthquake – BBC Radio 4 chose Berlusconi as the subject of its weekly profile.  It’s worth listening to and produces quite … Continue reading

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