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If buttons, balloons or premature burial terrify you, rest assured you’re not alone

The Book of Phobias and Manias: A History of Obsession by Kate Summerscale reviewed

By Maggie Fergusson

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The revival of the blacksmith’s craft — a new generation goes at it hammer and tongs

Blacksmith: Apprentice to Master: Tools & Traditions of an Ancient Craft by Alex Pole reviewed

By Maggie Fergusson


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Helene Hanff is no dry old blue-stocking: A Slightly Foxed books essay

By Maggie Fergusson

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