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It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée Felone
Juicy new novels from Kevin Kwan, J. Courtney Sullivan, Max Brooks and Ottessa Moshfegh. An important gay civil rights history, the story of human migration and summery,
Whether you live in an apartment, house, mansion or cabin, here are books that will help you explore the meaning of where you are right now.
Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for change
How to Wash a Heart by Bhanu Kapil; Saffron Jack by Rishi Dastidar; The Atlas of Lost Beliefs by Ranjit Hoskote; and Shine, Darling by Ella Frears
For those looking from the global North, African literature is often marketed in a narrow way, comprising worthy stories of resistance, written in an uplifting and sober realist mode.
From Hilary Mantel to Kazuo Ishiguro and Marlon James to Sebastian Barry, writers share their favourite literary comforts
For his latest book 'Why We Are Coming', he interviewed 1006 academically qualified African job applicants aged between 21 and 50 over three years and found that 90 percent changed their resumes to conceal ethnic features.
A key distributor has halted deliveries and shops are shuttered, putting the entire industry in jeopardy: “A lot of people are going to lose their livelihoods.”
Author’s agents say renewed accusations by Anne Giwa-Amu, that her 1996 debut novel was plagiarised, constitute ‘harassment’
Lousie Erdrich’s Last Report On The Miracles At Little No Horse seems pertinent to NicolaVintageReads:
This harrowing account of the thousands of rape victims airbrushed from history is required reading.
Playful visions of a vulnerable Earth, a scheme to save a mosque, adventures on a train – and more.
Callum Manning, 13, whose reviews were mocked by pupils, backed by Matt Haig and others.
There is nothing more sustaining to long-term creative work than time and space – and these things cost money.