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The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
 

The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places.
 

The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.
 

The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
 

Then I obviously didn't understand what it all meant, but I do now.
 

When dad told me Mr Steptoe had passed away, I broke down.
 

When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity, but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like, children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so.
 


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