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Writer and scholar Basudhara Roy talks to Indian feminist scholar, poet, critic and translator, Sanjukta Dasgupta, about balancing many intellectual pursuits, her various collections of poetry, interacting with and deconstructing poetic canons, the kitchen as laboratory and liberating Lakshmi from patriarchal control.
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Based on her knowledge of astrology and a partially traumatising viewing of Tom Hooper’s movie adaptation of CATS, Nicky Watkinson predicts the star sign of each cat.
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Longlisted for the Women’s Prize 2019, Melissa Broder’s The Pisces is a modern day fable about a woman who falls in love with a merman. Victoria Smith reviews Broder’s debut novel alongside her earlier poetry and essays, Last Sext and So Sad Today.
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The perils of electronic technology, the stylistic beauty of modernism and the possibilities a solar eclipse affords are all explored in San Francisco Ballet’s terrific triple bill at Sadler’s Wells.
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