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Daisy Johnson’s second novel, Sisters, is a haunting tale of sibling love and resentment, a gothic masterpiece brilliantly brought to life.
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Nina Mingya Powles’ exciting new collection, Magnolia, 木蘭, is a celebratory exploration of languages, and the cultures, experiences, and worlds that lie within them.
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Translation as a form of reading and the otherness we embrace within ourselves through translated works are explored in Elodie Rose Barnes’ second piece, as part of her Life in Languages series.
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In this first instalment of her self-conceived series, Life in Languages, Elodie Rose Barnes considers how texts in translation have made an impact on her life and writing, especially during lockdown, and sees the art of translation as a bridge in the era of physical distancing.
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As Covid-19 brings Europe into lockdown, Julia Bagguley recommends three books, inspired by Italian history, which reveal the humanity and courage of individuals in a time of crisis.
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In these difficult, uncertain times, we’re turning to books for consolation, comfort and creative inspiration. Here are our writers’ suggestions for reading during self-isolation.
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