Kate Atkinson’s New Novel Looks Great, Stephen Fry Calls Out Grammar Nazis

ImageNot available on Kindle in North America until April 2nd, Kate Atkinson’s latest book — Life After Life — is already receiving rave reviews from The Guardian and the Citizens of Goodreads.

Sadly it’s not a continuation of the Jackson Brodie series, but is instead the stand-alone story of Ursula Todd, “a child born in affluent and comparatively happy circumstances on 11 February 1910,” according to the Guardian. I wouldn’t recommend reading too much of their review, as it seems they given away nearly the entire plot, but suffice to say, “Kate Atkinson’s new novel is a marvel.”

And to keep this news update from being too short, I’ll quickly add this video from QI quizmaster, sketch comedian and general smart person Stephen Fry circa 2002, on why Grammar Nazis are doing the English language a disservice:

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