Open Book - Reading Europe

Mariella Frostrup explores contemporary literature from Italy


In ‘The Council of Animals,’ the Fate of Humanity Comes Down to a Vote

In Nick McDonell’s new novel, humans are almost extinct. Now the animal kingdom must decide their f...

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Ferdinand Mount: Ruthless and Truthless

Boris Johnson’s japes are comparable in neutralising effect to the softening charm of Tony B...

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A-listers lend talents to bedtime story initiative during lockdown

Natalie Portman and Lupita Nyong’o among those signed up to Instagram Live initiative to raise mone...

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Lois Lowry’s Ode to the Fallen in World War II

In her new audiobook, “On the Horizon,” the children’s book author remembers her childhood agains...

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Poem: ‘There is no news from Auschwitz’

This poem by Sonia Sanchez will astonish and alarm you.

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Lit Hub Daily: December 14, 2020

“How could we not understand this story of a baby stripped of its name, discovering its own tenacit...

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