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Mercy by Jodi Picoult Monday, 23 April 2018

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Another brilliantly researched and well-told story of desperately strained relationships.

Two overlapping plots lead us on, as we explore the ethics of mercy killing as well as the torment a respected public figure goes through when he falls in love with another woman and his wife disposes of all his possessions.

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New Life: Reflections for Lent, compiled by Amy Robinson and Ros Bayes Monday, 16 April 2018

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A variety of meditations on the Bible passages relating to the period just before Jesus’ death, some quite thought-provoking.

Manumission by E. R. Harding Monday, 16 April 2018

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Immortality! In the age of unlimited stellar computing power and virtual reality, it at last seems possible. When your body wears out, you can be uploaded into the Metaform and then downloaded into a new bio-frame (i.e. a biologically enhanced human body). But the incorporeal personalities within the mainframe also have a life of their own within the mainframe. (more…)