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Katherine Rundell’s essay is a brilliantly smart and engaging defence of the importance of children’s literature for all readers, of all ages, writes our arts contributor Jo Hemmings.
Read More “Child’s Play: Why You Should Read Children’s Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise by Katherine Rundell”
During these times of self-isolation and remote learning, visual art can still be a source of inspiration. Here, Rochelle Roberts reflects on Claude Cahun’s notable work, Self-Portrait (as weight trainer).
Read More “Postcards from Isolation: Claude Cahun, Self-Portrait (as weight trainer), 1927”
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.
Read More “An Italian Serenade: three books about strength in the face of adversity”
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.
Read More “Stories to Stockpile: Books to soothe, inspire & entertain during self-isolation”