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On Juneteenth and the Struggle to Commemorate and Make Sense of Protest and Rebellion

Earlier this year, Annette Gordon-Reed and Elizabeth Hinton spoke with New Yorker staff writer Jelani Cobb to discuss their new books: Gordon-Reed’s On Juneteenth and Hinton’s America on Fire. The Essential Kerner Commission Report, edited and introduced by Cobb, is forthcoming next month. Tracing the legacy of racial injustice in the United States and our […]


The original Lydia? Portrait discovery delights Jane Austen museum

Mary Pearson, who was engaged to Austen’s brother, is thought to have been model for Pride and Prej...

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Elizabeth Macneal on the Real-Life World of the Victorian Circus

Elizabeth Macneal follows up former Waterstones Book of the Month The Doll Factory with Circus of Wo...

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Matt Haig on the best books to build mental resilience

From Buddhist teachings to Winnie-the-Pooh, reading can help us feel more connected to the world Rea...

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In the End, It Was All About Love by Musa Okwonga review – affirmative autofiction

The British author weighs the worth of a writer’s life in this intimate blend of memoir and fiction...

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What Do Letters Reveal About the Creative Mind?

In an age of oversharing and auto-fiction, reading a person’s correspondence still offers the best ...

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The Changing of the Guard by Simon Akam review – the truth about the British army

A rigorous investigation exposes an institution with a limited ability to change - which means thing...

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