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Independent Bookshop Week: 10 of the best new retailers
Books

Independent Bookshop Week: 10 of the best new retailers

Independent Bookshop Week: The best books from independent publishers
Books

Independent Bookshop Week: The best books from independent publishers

How ‘The Reason I Jump’ helped one author better understand his autistic son
TV

How ‘The Reason I Jump’ helped one author better understand his autistic son

How one festival is keeping musicians going until live gigs return
Music

How one festival is keeping musicians going until live gigs return

Homeless people in Japan can stay with their pets, thanks to Street Cat Bob
Film

Homeless people in Japan can stay with their pets, thanks to Street Cat Bob

Things I Have Withheld by Kei Miller: All that is unsaid
Books

Things I Have Withheld by Kei Miller: All that is unsaid

The world’s narrow escape from nuclear war
Books

The world’s narrow escape from nuclear war

Wicked Enchantment by Wanda Coleman: Poems that race from line to line
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Wicked Enchantment by Wanda Coleman: Poems that race from line to line

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The Father review: Unsettling, insidious and genuinely scary
Film

The Father review: Unsettling, insidious and genuinely scary

John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme might just be a work of radio genius
Radio

John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme might just be a work of radio genius

Peter Crouch: ‘I’m still dining out on the robot celebration’
TV

Peter Crouch: ‘I’m still dining out on the robot celebration’

Keanu Reeves: Saving the world with rock’n’roll… and kindness
Film

Keanu Reeves: Saving the world with rock’n’roll… and kindness

The best LGBTQ+ documentaries ever made
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The best LGBTQ+ documentaries ever made

Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny looks at life’s bruises and heartaches
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Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny looks at life’s bruises and heartaches

The best books about magic… that aren’t Harry Potter
Books

The best books about magic… that aren’t Harry Potter

Sauntering: The writers walking their way to stories
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Sauntering: The writers walking their way to stories

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The Final Revival of Opal and Nev: An exploration of feminist agency
Books

The Final Revival of Opal and Nev: An exploration of feminist agency

Dream Horse review: straightforward, unfussy but full of charm
Film

Dream Horse review: straightforward, unfussy but full of charm

Robert MacFarlane and Johnny Flynn discuss making an album in lockdown
Music

Robert MacFarlane and Johnny Flynn discuss making an album in lockdown

Millicent Simmonds: ‘People with disabilities don’t need to be saved’
TV

Millicent Simmonds: ‘People with disabilities don’t need to be saved’

Bryan Adams’ photography will change how you think about homelessness
Art

Bryan Adams’ photography will change how you think about homelessness

Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour: fast-paced, energetic and confident
Books

Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour: fast-paced, energetic and confident

Resonance FM: Alexa, shuffle playlist
Radio

Resonance FM: Alexa, shuffle playlist

Anne Boleyn: The new drama modernising history
TV

Anne Boleyn: The new drama modernising history

Lean Fall Stand by Jon McGregor: A submersive reading experience
Books

Lean Fall Stand by Jon McGregor: A submersive reading experience

Singing in the rain: This summer’s festival line up
Music

Singing in the rain: This summer’s festival line up

Christopher Eccleston: ‘I’m currently sleeping in the Tardis’
TV

Christopher Eccleston: ‘I’m currently sleeping in the Tardis’

Memories from five tours in Afghanistan
Books

Memories from five tours in Afghanistan

Fran Healy: ‘Blondie is connected with really traumatic memories’
Music

Fran Healy: ‘Blondie is connected with really traumatic memories’

London’s nail bombs and the threat of far-right extremism
TV

London’s nail bombs and the threat of far-right extremism

Eric Carle books to read after The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Books

Eric Carle books to read after The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Rolling Stones, Kate Bush, The Cure: Great albums’ cover stories revealed
Music

The Rolling Stones, Kate Bush, The Cure: Great albums’ cover stories revealed

Best dystopian novels: Sebastian de Souza looks to a scary fictional future
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Best dystopian novels: Sebastian de Souza looks to a scary fictional future