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Wilbur Smith: From shooting lions to protecting them
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Wilbur Smith: From shooting lions to protecting them

Nature “needs new heroes to protect it against the greed and the ignorance of humans,” author Wilbur Smith said

Master Craftsman by George Saunders: A writer’s David Bowie or Lou Reed
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Master Craftsman by George Saunders: A writer’s David Bowie or Lou Reed

Four dead Russians and one American teacher give a writing masterclass, Chris Deerin writes of George Saunders’ new book

Nikki Lilly knows how tough it is to be on the margins
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Nikki Lilly knows how tough it is to be on the margins

YouTube star Nikki Lilly was six when she was diagnosed with AVM, which caused swelling in her face. But she says just because things are hard, doesn’t mean you should give up

Snow globe: Around the world in 50 words for snow
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Snow globe: Around the world in 50 words for snow

Ernö Rubik: ‘The Cube gives us hope’
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Ernö Rubik: ‘The Cube gives us hope’

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The ultimate Christmas 2020 gift guide for the book fans in your life
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The ultimate Christmas 2020 gift guide for the book fans in your life

Gary Numan: (R)evolution in the head
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Gary Numan: (R)evolution in the head

The best children’s books of 2020 for all ages
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The best children’s books of 2020 for all ages

Top 5 books on disability, recommended by Dan Goodley
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Top 5 books on disability, recommended by Dan Goodley

Why connecting with the dead is a vital part of being alive
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Why connecting with the dead is a vital part of being alive

Dara McAnulty named youngest winner of prestigious Wainwright Prize
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Dara McAnulty named youngest winner of prestigious Wainwright Prize

Beating isolation: books behind bars
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Beating isolation: books behind bars

Prescience meets poignancy in Emma Donoghue’s pandemic novel
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Prescience meets poignancy in Emma Donoghue’s pandemic novel

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Top 5 crime audiobooks — Nigel McCrery
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Top 5 crime audiobooks — Nigel McCrery

Sarah McIntyre: Learn how to embrace your mistakes
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Sarah McIntyre: Learn how to embrace your mistakes

Liz Pichon: How to get creative in lockdown!
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Liz Pichon: How to get creative in lockdown!

The power of books is more important now than ever
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The power of books is more important now than ever

Solitude has shaped society for centuries but the virus changed it for us all
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Solitude has shaped society for centuries but the virus changed it for us all

First look at This Separated Isle, a new photo book examining divided Britain
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First look at This Separated Isle, a new photo book examining divided Britain

Robert Webb and Marian Keyes join independent bookstores lockdown initiative
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Robert Webb and Marian Keyes join independent bookstores lockdown initiative

Adam Kay is bringing together 100 celebrities to tell stories of the NHS
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Adam Kay is bringing together 100 celebrities to tell stories of the NHS

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Dive into 2020 with our picks for spring’s best books
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Dive into 2020 with our picks for spring’s best books

Indie bookshops are bucking high street trends
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Indie bookshops are bucking high street trends

The Big Issue’s Books of the Year
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The Big Issue’s Books of the Year

The Big Issue Book of the Year 2019: Constellations by Sinead Gleeson
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The Big Issue Book of the Year 2019: Constellations by Sinead Gleeson

Kids’ Books Of The Year 2019 – the definitive list by our books editor
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Kids’ Books Of The Year 2019 – the definitive list by our books editor

The children’s bookshop that has swapped the high street for a boat
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The children’s bookshop that has swapped the high street for a boat

How the Big Issue steered Tracy Beaker’s story
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How the Big Issue steered Tracy Beaker’s story

Susan Neiman: the Brexit lessons we can learn from postwar Germany
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Susan Neiman: the Brexit lessons we can learn from postwar Germany

Illustrator Millie Marotta on capturing the endangered little dodo bird
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Illustrator Millie Marotta on capturing the endangered little dodo bird

Michael Morpurgo explains why he rebooted Gulliver’s Travels
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Michael Morpurgo explains why he rebooted Gulliver’s Travels

James Ellroy would go back to speak to his mum if he could
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James Ellroy would go back to speak to his mum if he could

Tim Waterstone: ‘Rarely does your first love make you your fortune’
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Tim Waterstone: ‘Rarely does your first love make you your fortune’