A Good Read 19 July 2016: Lloyd Langford & Francesca Simon

Francesca Simon and Lloyd Langford talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert


How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu review – a patchwork of pandemic stories

Nagamatsu’s zany visions of a future plague give way to more optimistic notes in an affecting if un...

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How the Legacy of Slavery Warps the World for Black Women

The following is from Rebecca Hall’s Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts, illustrat...

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Jonathan Parry: A Regular Grey

To​ have one brother killed by an African animal would be a misfortune. To lose two, at diff...

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Love Letters, Libertines, and Last Words During the French Revolution

We’re living through the most chaotic days of my life, though some of my friends in the arts find t...

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Naoise Dolan on How Books Made Her Feel Less Alone, Then and Now

Naoise Dolan's debut novel Exciting Times has won rave reviews and popular acclaim since its publica...

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How Philosophy Failed the Pandemic, Or: When Did Agamben Become Alex Jones?

As yet another wave of infection blooms and the bitter assignment of vaccine passes becomes a realit...

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