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The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers
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The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers

This nuanced debut novel is a slow-burn horror dealing with the aftermath of an affair
Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism
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Scotland’s national poet Kathleen Jamie on why book festivals are wrong target for climate activism

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’
Malorie Blackman speaking at the Merky Books Literature Festival in 2023
Letter to my younger self

Children’s author Malorie Blackman: ‘As a teenager I had never read any books by Black authors’

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Top 5 books by Latin American writers, chosen by poet and author Richard Gwyn
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Top 5 books by Latin American writers, chosen by poet and author Richard Gwyn

Top 5 books about unconventional cowboys, chosen by musician and author Bruce Omar Yates
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Top 5 books about unconventional cowboys, chosen by musician and author Bruce Omar Yates

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The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers
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The Eyes Are The Best Part by Monika Kim review – tension-filled horror debut delivers

Scaffolding by Lauren Elkin review – Parisian feminism through the ages
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Scaffolding by Lauren Elkin review – Parisian feminism through the ages

Deliver Me by Elle Nash review – transgressive thrills
Deliver Me by Elle Nash
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Deliver Me by Elle Nash review – transgressive thrills

Freakslaw by Jane Flett review – dark comedy set on the edge of the mainstream
Freakslaw cover
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Freakslaw by Jane Flett review – dark comedy set on the edge of the mainstream

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Top 5 books by Latin American writers, chosen by poet and author Richard Gwyn
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Top 5 books by Latin American writers, chosen by poet and author Richard Gwyn

Top 5 books about unconventional cowboys, chosen by musician and author Bruce Omar Yates
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Top 5 books about unconventional cowboys, chosen by musician and author Bruce Omar Yates

Top 5 children’s books for summer
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Top 5 children’s books for summer

Top 5 empowering teen novels, chosen by YA author Rebecca Westcott
Empowered teen
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Top 5 empowering teen novels, chosen by YA author Rebecca Westcott

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Fashion icon Penelope Tree: ‘Men really had the upper hand in the 1960s’
Penelope Tree with band Procul Harum by David Bailey
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Fashion icon Penelope Tree: ‘Men really had the upper hand in the 1960s’

The former model’s debut novel is set in the swinging Sixties and deals with the trouble with appearances
How books can help children understand the crushing challenges of poverty
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How books can help children understand the crushing challenges of poverty

What the complex history of Cyprus can teach us about today’s Europe 
Deposed Cypriot president Archbishop Makarios III meets the Labour government’s foreign secretary James Callaghan in London in 1974
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What the complex history of Cyprus can teach us about today’s Europe 

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