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Books

Life as a midwife aid worker: ‘Plagued by vivid dreams of the patients I felt I had failed’

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Why I created a book full of weird and wonderful images I found in online archives
Books

Why I created a book full of weird and wonderful images I found in online archives

Adam Green’s treasure-collecting obsession turned into a website – and now a book rich with history, that finds connecting threads in unexpected places.

Being deaf is no tragedy – it’s one of my greatest strengths
Books

Being deaf is no tragedy – it’s one of my greatest strengths

When writing her novel True Biz, Sara Novic drew on her own experiences as a young person in the Deaf community to bring a wider understanding to the hearing world.

I was an Old Bailey judge. Here’s what really goes on in court
Books

I was an Old Bailey judge. Here’s what really goes on in court

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career
Music

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career

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Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’
comedy

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality
Sam Bright

The left’s blind spot: London and regional inequality

Skint: the BBC’s new series of monologues are informed by lived experience of poverty
TV

Skint: the BBC’s new series of monologues are informed by lived experience of poverty

How I wrote Tides: A novelist’s search for solitude
Books

How I wrote Tides: A novelist’s search for solitude

Author Okechukwu Nzelu: ‘I’m interested in love stories that go far beyond boy meets girl’
Books

Author Okechukwu Nzelu: ‘I’m interested in love stories that go far beyond boy meets girl’

Why Māori women in New Zealand are disproportionately likely to be homeless
Books

Why Māori women in New Zealand are disproportionately likely to be homeless

Author Scott Anderson on the last CIA survivor of the Cold War
Books

Author Scott Anderson on the last CIA survivor of the Cold War

How Henry Dunant, founder of the Red Cross, staged his own rehabilitation
Books

How Henry Dunant, founder of the Red Cross, staged his own rehabilitation

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Books

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Love Marriage by Monica Ali review: A novel of immense brightness

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Andrew Doig

‘Evil’ or ‘planet struck’: How the curious ways we described deaths in the past shaped how we live now

UK’s first Black bookshop hopes crowdfunder will save it from closure
News

UK’s first Black bookshop hopes crowdfunder will save it from closure

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How to celebrate Christmas in style with Outlander’s Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish

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Book Review

Book reviews: The Killing Hills and The Shadows of Men

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Jordan Wylie

My one-man mission to build a school – and keep a promise

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Robin Ince

Robin Ince’s 100 bookshop tour: Car parks and cagoules

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Christmas

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Book review

Book reviews: The Fell and The Selfless Act of Breathing

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Edith Blais

What I learned from being held hostage for 450 days

Top 5 books written by refugees, chosen by Gulwali Passarlay
Top 5 Books

Top 5 books written by refugees, chosen by Gulwali Passarlay

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Language

How a Kinder Egg led to a surprising linguistic journey

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Books

The journey inspired by Orwell’s roses, still flowering 70 years after his death

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Culture

Robin Ince’s 100 bookshop tour: Trains, festivals and Dylan Thomas

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