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Richard Dawkins: ‘The God Delusion’ – in seven paragraphs

When one thrusts forward into darkness with his twin blades of reason and logic, it becomes obvious that holding religious faith is as morally reprehensible as paedophilia. Unless of course you are a moron, in which case I pity the … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg: ‘Lean In’ – in seven paragraphs

1. It wasn’t easy single-handedly transforming Google from an obscure start-up in 2001 to a multi-billion dollar behemoth in 2004, which is when I got pregnant with my first child. “Don’t worry,” said Sergey and Larry when we touched base … Continue reading

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Tony Blair: ‘A Journey’ – in seven paragraphs

1. Until 1994 I’d never really had leadership ambitions: I’d always assumed Gordon Brown would one day lead the Labour party, not me. Then our leader John Smith died. My editors have suggested that I “sex up” these early chapters … Continue reading

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Stephenie Meyer: ‘Twilight’ – in seven paragraphs

1. The weather was warm and sunny in Phoenix. I was flying to Forks in Washington, which was cold and rainy, to live with my dad. When I arrived in Forks it was raining symbolically. All these clunking, repetitive mentions … Continue reading

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Piers Morgan: ‘Shooting Straight’ – in seven paragraphs

May 2010. World-famous US President Barack Obama calls to offer me the job of Secretary of State. We’ve been best mates ever since I tipped him for greatness back in 2003: he has told me many times that he owes … Continue reading

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Luis Suarez: ‘Crossing the Line’ – in seven paragraphs

1. Before I leave you in the capable hands of my ghostwriters, who will describe some of the thoughts I may or may not have had during my football career, it is important that I begin with my time growing … Continue reading

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Alastair Campbell: ‘The Blair Years’ – in seven paragraphs

1994: Blair elected leader. Labour leader John Smith dies unexpectedly. I mark the occasion with an impeccably observed four second silence. Scottish psychopath Gordon Brown is the overwhelming favourite to take over, but I realise Shadow Home Secretary Tony Blair … Continue reading

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