Top 5 books inspired by folklore, chosen by Scottish novelist LA MacRae
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Top 5 books inspired by folklore, chosen by Scottish novelist LA MacRae

Pulp's This Is Hardcore (33 1/3) by Jane Savidge review – warmth, candour and insight
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Pulp's This Is Hardcore (33 1/3) by Jane Savidge review – warmth, candour and insight

Did you know the Irish language has at least 20 words for 'hole'?
Language

Did you know the Irish language has at least 20 words for 'hole'?

Come and Get It by Kiley Reid review – the alienation of campus life
Fiction

Come and Get It by Kiley Reid review – the alienation of campus life

My Heavenly Favourite by Lucas Rijneveld review – a nightmarish vision of abuse
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My Heavenly Favourite by Lucas Rijneveld review – a nightmarish vision of abuse

Top 5 most important children's books, selected by The School of Life
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Children's books

Top 5 most important children's books, selected by The School of Life

Advantages of Age and the taboo-busting power of intentional living
Social Enterprise

Advantages of Age and the taboo-busting power of intentional living

Top 5 most accessible economics books, chosen by politician and author Andrew Leigh
Economics
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Top 5 most accessible economics books, chosen by politician and author Andrew Leigh

The Tusks of Extinction by Ray Nayler review – the mammoth risks of playing God with nature
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The Tusks of Extinction by Ray Nayler review – the mammoth risks of playing God with nature

Your Utopia by Bora Chung review – finding poignancy in speculative fiction
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Your Utopia by Bora Chung review – finding poignancy in speculative fiction

Family Politics by John O'Farrell review – a plea to engage with those whose views we abhor
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Family Politics by John O'Farrell review – a plea to engage with those whose views we abhor

Top 5 books with magical creatures, chosen by best-selling author Alex Bell
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Top 5 books with magical creatures, chosen by best-selling author Alex Bell

Mrs Gulliver by Valerie Martin review – finding agency in a patriarchy
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Mrs Gulliver by Valerie Martin review – finding agency in a patriarchy

Freaks Out! by Luke Haines review – a righteous celebration of gloriously weird rock 'n' rollers
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Freaks Out! by Luke Haines review – a righteous celebration of gloriously weird rock 'n' rollers

The Life and Times of Little Richard review – eye-popping anecdotes of a pornographic nature
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The Life and Times of Little Richard review – eye-popping anecdotes of a pornographic nature

My great-great aunt was murdered – and this was my very own true crime investigation
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My great-great aunt was murdered – and this was my very own true crime investigation

Top 5 books on understanding the real China, chosen by Wish Lanterns author Alec Ash
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Top 5 books on understanding the real China, chosen by Wish Lanterns author Alec Ash

Top 5 books about getting lost, chosen by travel writer Tom Chesshyre
Travel
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Top 5 books about getting lost, chosen by travel writer Tom Chesshyre

Dogs might just be nicer than any human could hope to be
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Dogs might just be nicer than any human could hope to be

5 books to make kids care about the climate, selected by comedian and author James Campbell
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5 books to make kids care about the climate, selected by comedian and author James Campbell