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7 Inch Cinema Event – Footnotes Wed 20/10

It’s a truism that great novels make for mediocre movies, but the rule doesn’t always apply when it comes to poems and short stories. As the Birmingham Book Festival draws to a close this informal evening of film and music…

Catherine O'Flynn: brutal truths – The Guardian

"Birmingham does have this complicated relationship with its past, where it's always trying to burn photos of itself," she says. "It destroyed all its Victorian heritage and now it's destroying its 60s heritage, without much sense of that being history…