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Top 5 books about the prison system, chosen by Andy West
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Top 5 books about the prison system, chosen by Andy West

Writer Andy West teaches philosophy in prison. He also has personal experience of life on the inside, as his father, uncle and brother all spent time in jail. He has written a memoir on the subject, and selects here five books about punishment, redemption and progress in the penal system

Top 5 books about twins, chosen by LV Matthews
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Top 5 books about twins, chosen by LV Matthews

Ahead of the publication of her latest novel, author LV Matthews selects five books that feature twins

Top 5 books about musicians, chosen by the late Mark Lanegan
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Top 5 books about musicians, chosen by the late Mark Lanegan

The late singer-songwriter and Screaming Trees frontman picks his five favourite books about musicians.

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

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

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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

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

Top 5 wise books
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Top 5 wise books

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