Books

Bloody Sunday: Why we need the human stories that history textbooks leave out
Julieann Campbell

Bloody Sunday: Why we need the human stories that history textbooks leave out

Author and poet Julieann Campbell’s book On Bloody Sunday features interviews with people who were there. She hopes it will address the misconceptions

Holocaust Memorial Day: ‘In a few years’ time, no survivors will be around’
Politics

Holocaust Memorial Day: ‘In a few years’ time, no survivors will be around’

Peter Lantos was only five when taken to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1944. As one of the last survivors of the Holocaust he explains how he feels it’s his responsibility to share his story with today’s children.

Ulysses helps us realise poverty has been with us a long time
John Bird

Ulysses helps us realise poverty has been with us a long time

Ulysses reminds us we went down the wrong road trying to eradicate poverty, but we can still change direction

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, the Horse: How Charlie Mackesy created the heroes we need right now
Christmas

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, the Horse: How Charlie Mackesy created the heroes we need right now

Martin Compston’s Mayflies diary: ‘I’d never experienced a day like it on set before’
TV

Martin Compston’s Mayflies diary: ‘I’d never experienced a day like it on set before’

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Count Binface’s guide to 2022: A year of political bin fires
letter from Sigma IX

Count Binface’s guide to 2022: A year of political bin fires

Win the best kids books of 2022
competition

Win the best kids books of 2022

Greg James on delivering the Radio 1 response to the Queen’s death: ‘You gotta earn your money on days like that’
interview

Greg James on delivering the Radio 1 response to the Queen’s death: ‘You gotta earn your money on days like that’

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Christmas message from the stars
Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Christmas message from the stars

Andrey Kurkov: ‘Ukraine is a very democratic country with a good pinch of anarchy’
Culture

Andrey Kurkov: ‘Ukraine is a very democratic country with a good pinch of anarchy’

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse turning 40: ‘There will be no future without peace’
Culture

Michael Morpurgo on War Horse turning 40: ‘There will be no future without peace’

The Book Of The Most Precious Substance review: Glorious supernatural weirdness abounds
review

The Book Of The Most Precious Substance review: Glorious supernatural weirdness abounds

The Passenger and Stella Maris reviews: Cormac McCarthy duo offer insight but fall short on plot
book reviews

The Passenger and Stella Maris reviews: Cormac McCarthy duo offer insight but fall short on plot

We need to start looking after our journalists by prioritising mental health in newsrooms
Leona O’Neill

We need to start looking after our journalists by prioritising mental health in newsrooms

Top 5 books by music industry insiders, chosen by Tana Douglas
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Top 5 books by music industry insiders, chosen by Tana Douglas

The Big Issue publishes new Letter to My Younger Self book, this time featuring inspirational women
Letter To My Younger Self

The Big Issue publishes new Letter to My Younger Self book, this time featuring inspirational women

Why ‘inspirational women’ was an obvious theme for our new Letter To My Younger Self book
Letter To My Younger Self

Why ‘inspirational women’ was an obvious theme for our new Letter To My Younger Self book

On tour in Canada, Robin Ince has ‘finally succumbed to Covid’
Opinion

On tour in Canada, Robin Ince has ‘finally succumbed to Covid’

Jim Crace’s eden review: ‘A novel imbued with lyricism and compassion’
book review

Jim Crace’s eden review: ‘A novel imbued with lyricism and compassion’

Meet the authors teaching children about the everyday magic and diversity of London
Ethical Shopping

Meet the authors teaching children about the everyday magic and diversity of London

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’
interview

Richard Osman: ‘I’m not that smart’

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The Atlas of Vanishing Places records a world whose wonders are at risk
Environment

The Atlas of Vanishing Places records a world whose wonders are at risk

Louise Pentland: ‘I definitely parent differently because I have lost a parent’
Parenting

Louise Pentland: ‘I definitely parent differently because I have lost a parent’

Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘As a writer, you want to look into the abyss’
Culture

Ardal O’Hanlon: ‘As a writer, you want to look into the abyss’

Anita Rani: ‘Asian women aren’t allowed to fail. We have to excel at everything’
Letter to my Younger Self

Anita Rani: ‘Asian women aren’t allowed to fail. We have to excel at everything’