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Heaven by Emerson Whitney review – a memoir with fearsome grace
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Heaven by Emerson Whitney review – a memoir with fearsome grace

Whitney flits between memoir and theory to understand their past
Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley
Women and water
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Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley

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

Namesake by NS Nuseibeh review – personal insight informed by Islamic myth and culture
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Namesake by NS Nuseibeh review – personal insight informed by Islamic myth and culture

How to Say Babylon by Safiya Sinclair review – a compelling account of the Rastafari movement
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How to Say Babylon by Safiya Sinclair review – a compelling account of the Rastafari movement

Karma by Boy George review – Culture Club singer settles scores
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Karma by Boy George review – Culture Club singer settles scores

The Woman in Me review – Britney Spears finally sets the record straight
Britney Spears - The Woman In Me
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The Woman in Me review – Britney Spears finally sets the record straight

Autumn reads: the best new books to light up the longer nights
Illustration of the word 'autumn'
Autumn reads

Autumn reads: the best new books to light up the longer nights

How one girl secretly defied Afghanistan's education ban
An illustration depicting Sola Mahfouz, who defied Afghanistan's education ban
Memoir

How one girl secretly defied Afghanistan's education ban

Ootlin: A Memoir by Jenni Fagan review: Harrowing truths about the care system
Ootlin by Jenni Fagan
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Ootlin: A Memoir by Jenni Fagan review: Harrowing truths about the care system

A Flat Place by Noreen Masud review: Finding a sense of self in landscapes
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A Flat Place by Noreen Masud review: Finding a sense of self in landscapes

Charlene White: How judging the British Book Awards rekindled my passion for reading
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British Book Awards

Charlene White: How judging the British Book Awards rekindled my passion for reading

Top 5 food memoirs, chosen by Sumayya Usmani
A chopping board with vegetables, herbs and a knife
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Top 5 food memoirs, chosen by Sumayya Usmani

Voyager by Nona Fernandez review: Memory as an act of rebellion
Voyager: Constellations of Memory by Nona Fernandez
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Voyager by Nona Fernandez review: Memory as an act of rebellion

Mogwai guitarist Stuart Braithwaite: 'Music can make dreams come true'
Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai, Mayhem and Misspent Youth by Stuart Braithwaite is out now
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Mogwai guitarist Stuart Braithwaite: 'Music can make dreams come true'

What Strange Paradise review: A nine-year-old refugee's 'upturned fairytale'
A refugee boat
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What Strange Paradise review: A nine-year-old refugee's 'upturned fairytale'

Iain Sinclair on The Gold Machine: Drunken priests and fever dreams
Illustration of Peru
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Iain Sinclair on The Gold Machine: Drunken priests and fever dreams

Solito by Javier Zamora review: A beguiling memoir, effortlessly evocative of time and place
Mexican border
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Solito by Javier Zamora review: A beguiling memoir, effortlessly evocative of time and place

Jon Ransom's letter to his 16-year-old self: 'It's about to get rough. There's no way around it'
Jon Ransom illustration
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Jon Ransom's letter to his 16-year-old self: 'It's about to get rough. There's no way around it'

Walking Back Home review: Ricky Ross is bracingly honest with the reader and himself
Ricky Ross
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Walking Back Home review: Ricky Ross is bracingly honest with the reader and himself