TOP 5 BOOKS

Top 5 books about the power of music, chosen by Adriana Barton
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Top 5 books about the power of music, chosen by Adriana Barton

The science journalist and cellist selects five books that explore our relationship with music

Top 5 books for Latin lovers, chosen by Harry Mount
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Top 5 books for Latin lovers, chosen by Harry Mount

The author and editor of The Oldie selects five books that are sprinkled liberally with Latin

Top 5 food histories, chosen by Diane Purkiss
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Top 5 food histories, chosen by Diane Purkiss

The author and food historian selects five food histories that explore cooking and eating through the ages

Top 5 books with talking cats, chosen by Judith Robinson and Scott Pack
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Top 5 books with talking cats, chosen by Judith Robinson and Scott Pack

Top 5 books about China, chosen by Xinran Xue
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Top 5 books about China, chosen by Xinran Xue

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Top 5 books for extra-curious minds
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Top 5 books for extra-curious minds

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

Top 5 books about ageing, chosen by Pope Lonergan
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Top 5 books about ageing, chosen by Pope Lonergan

Top 5 books that see the world differently, chosen by Rob and Tom Sears
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Top 5 books that see the world differently, chosen by Rob and Tom Sears

Top 5 children’s books about fashion accessories, chosen by Anthony Moss
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Top 5 children’s books about fashion accessories, chosen by Anthony Moss

Top 5 picture books with intergenerational relationships, chosen by Patrice Lawrence
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Top 5 picture books with intergenerational relationships, chosen by Patrice Lawrence

Top 5 books about dogs, chosen by Jules Howard
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Top 5 books about dogs, chosen by Jules Howard

Top 5 books on the Cuban revolution, chosen by Christopher Othen
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Top 5 books on the Cuban revolution, chosen by Christopher Othen

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Top 5 crime books of 2022, chosen by Mark Edwards
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Top 5 crime books of 2022, chosen by Mark Edwards

Top 5 books on secret statecraft, chosen by Rory Cormac
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Top 5 books on secret statecraft, chosen by Rory Cormac

Top 5 books if you’re into Gothic tales, chosen by Lauren Owen
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Top 5 books if you’re into Gothic tales, chosen by Lauren Owen

Top 5 books about Greek mythology, chosen by Jennifer Saint
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Top 5 books about Greek mythology, chosen by Jennifer Saint

Top 5 books about dual heritage, chosen by Eva Verde
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Top 5 books about dual heritage, chosen by Eva Verde

Top 5 sci-fi romances, chosen by Omara Williams
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Top 5 sci-fi romances, chosen by Omara Williams

Top 5 books on migration by women, chosen by Sophie Buchaillard
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Top 5 books on migration by women, chosen by Sophie Buchaillard

Top 5 funny books for kids, chosen by Anthony Horowitz
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Top 5 funny books for kids, chosen by Anthony Horowitz

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Top 5 books on Scotland’s witches and myths, chosen by Helen Fields
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Top 5 books on Scotland’s witches and myths, chosen by Helen Fields

Top 5 books about bands of boys, chosen by Jason Roche
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Top 5 books about bands of boys, chosen by Jason Roche

Top 5 children’s books set in Africa, chosen by Efua Traoré
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Top 5 children’s books set in Africa, chosen by Efua Traoré

Top 5 books for young nature lovers, chosen by Dr Jess French
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Top 5 books for young nature lovers, chosen by Dr Jess French