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Anthologization Kamila Shamsie
KS donated a short story to Oxfam 's four-volume Ox-Tales collection (volumes named after the four elements). Her story, The Stone Torso, was published in the Air volume, alongside authors such as Beryl Bainbridge
Anthologization Joanna Trollope
JT contributed a short story, The Piano Man, to the Water volume of Oxfam 's Ox-Tales series, four volumes named after the four elements.
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Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
Intertextuality and Influence Kate Clanchy
In Anne Youngson's unusual epistolary novel Meet Me at the Museum, the female protagonist has Clanchy's Newborn recommended to her at an Oxfam bookshop. She sends her correspondent, whose daughter is pregnant, the...
Textual Features Zadie Smith
In the first part of Smith's article on Liberia after its civil war, her own sharp observation (for instance of hotel conversations, which demonstrate college-town levels of self-reflexivity. The only subject in Liberia is Liberia...
Textual Production Susan Hill
SH edited People: Essays & Poems, issued to benefit Oxfam . Contributors (including Iris Murdoch , Margaret Drabble , Anne Ridler , and Elizabeth Longford ) were invited to write about someone influential in their life.
OCLC WorldCat.
Hill, Susan, editor. People: Essays & Poems. Chatto and Windus, 1983.
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Timeline

26 December 2004
A massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean produced a giant tidal wave or tsunami which devasted the coast of every country of South-East Asia, with staggering loss of life.
July 2009
Headlines were made in Britain when a struggling second-hand bookseller in Salisbury blamed its imminent demise on competition from the charity Oxfam .