This award winning, bestselling anthology offers vigorous, powerful and sustained writing to be read aloud, with engaging activities to support critical reading and writing. The anthology includes a wide variety of genres, voices, times, cultures, attitudes and issues. Sections include: Style and Culture, Travel, Argument, Autobiography, Reportage, Opinion and Letters.
26 new pieces refresh and complement favourites from the original anthology, including articles on celebrity, body art, legalising drugs and Big Brother; reportage by Ian McEwan and Robert Fisk; Ken Saro-Wiwa’s prison letter and Guy Browning’s ‘How to use…email’; lively writing on chips, black holes, surfing the web and the art of the private detective, as well as new autobiography and travel pieces.Resource type: Pupil book
'The original was a TES Award Winner but this new edition seems to have even more bite… some cracking pieces.'
'Some real gems of texts and tasks.'
English Media Drama