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Top 5 books about unreliable therapists, chosen by Graeme Macrae Burnet
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Top 5 books about unreliable therapists, chosen by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Case Study author Graeme Macrae Burnet takes his pick of books exploring the trials and tribulations of opening up

Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography by Billy Connolly: One of the greatest storytellers
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Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography by Billy Connolly: One of the greatest storytellers

Billy Connolly’s long and vivid life makes for a joyous memoir, writes Paul Whitelaw.

Tenement Kid by Bobby Gillespie review: Primal Scream star strikes a tangible note of melancholy
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Tenement Kid by Bobby Gillespie review: Primal Scream star strikes a tangible note of melancholy

Yes, he’s prone to absurd purple prose, but the Primal Scream frontman occasionally reveals a surprising willingness to laugh at himself, writes Paul Whitelaw.

The website offering a new way to find diverse children’s books
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The website offering a new way to find diverse children’s books

The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki: A deeply profound novel about human connection
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The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki: A deeply profound novel about human connection

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Bewilderment by Richard Powers: Packs a hell of a punch
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Bewilderment by Richard Powers: Packs a hell of a punch

Author Fiona Valpy discovers the real Casablanca
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Author Fiona Valpy discovers the real Casablanca

Dolly Parton, Dave Grohl and Billie Piper feature in Letter To My Younger Self paperback
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Dolly Parton, Dave Grohl and Billie Piper feature in Letter To My Younger Self paperback

Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez
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Top 5 books about the Windrush Generation, chosen by author Paul Mendez

Top 5 books for children, chosen by Matt Lucas
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Top 5 books for children, chosen by Matt Lucas

Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett: ‘Unlike anything you’ve read before’
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Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett: ‘Unlike anything you’ve read before’

Dinner Party: A Tragedy by Sarah Gilmartin: ‘A compulsive narrative drive’
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Dinner Party: A Tragedy by Sarah Gilmartin: ‘A compulsive narrative drive’

Author Tash Aw: ‘So many of us have multiple identities’
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Author Tash Aw: ‘So many of us have multiple identities’

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Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks
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Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks

Nina Simone’s Gum by Warren Ellis: A delightful diary of Ellis’s musical life and friendships
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Nina Simone’s Gum by Warren Ellis: A delightful diary of Ellis’s musical life and friendships

Top 5 books about faceless bureaucracies, from Catch-22 to The Handmaid’s Tale
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Top 5 books about faceless bureaucracies, from Catch-22 to The Handmaid’s Tale

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead: An Ocean’s Eleven meets Ozark heist caper
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Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead: An Ocean’s Eleven meets Ozark heist caper

I went to the quietest place in America. The locals want wifi
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I went to the quietest place in America. The locals want wifi

Book reviews: Something New Under The Sun and The Black Locomotive
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Book reviews: Something New Under The Sun and The Black Locomotive

Top 5 books on railways, featuring Terry Pratchett and a handbook from 1866
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Top 5 books on railways, featuring Terry Pratchett and a handbook from 1866

From 13th-century monks to Google, we’re all index-linked
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From 13th-century monks to Google, we’re all index-linked

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Reviews: The Liquid Land by Raphaela Edelbauer and No Touching by Ketty Rouf
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Reviews: The Liquid Land by Raphaela Edelbauer and No Touching by Ketty Rouf

1979 by Val McDermid: A novel as touching as it is gripping
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1979 by Val McDermid: A novel as touching as it is gripping

Lawyer turned author Abi Silver picks her top 5 courtroom dramas
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Lawyer turned author Abi Silver picks her top 5 courtroom dramas

Troubles in Northern Ireland teach us children could be pushed to war again
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Troubles in Northern Ireland teach us children could be pushed to war again

The Black Locomotive by Rian Hughes: Adventurous and original
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The Black Locomotive by Rian Hughes: Adventurous and original

The benefit of glasses for middle-aged eyes
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The benefit of glasses for middle-aged eyes

Borges and Me by Jay Parini: Caper-ish and laugh-out-loud funny
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Borges and Me by Jay Parini: Caper-ish and laugh-out-loud funny

Top 5 books about nature photography
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Top 5 books about nature photography

Top five books to teach us about animals
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Top five books to teach us about animals

C+nto & Othered Poems, Joelle Taylor: Navigates private unarticulated moments
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C+nto & Othered Poems, Joelle Taylor: Navigates private unarticulated moments

Deep issues: Martin Robson’s fight for his life underwater
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Deep issues: Martin Robson’s fight for his life underwater

Small Bodies of Water by Nina Mingya Powles: Vividly connected to nature
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Small Bodies of Water by Nina Mingya Powles: Vividly connected to nature