A new book by Liam Byrne explains that the British government is making a critical mistake in its methods of combating home-grown extremism.
Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts by Christopher de Hamel allows us to see inside the books most of us will never get the chance to open.
When 21-year-old Alfie Deyes released his first book, it was No 1 on the Sunday Times bestseller list for 11 weeks. Who are the YouTubers – and why are their books so successful?
By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population will be living in Asia. Can Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century help predict what happens next?
Want to know why 50,000 people showed up to pay their respects at the funeral of Jean-Paul Sartre? Three new books may provide the answer.
Aravind Adiga’s novel about cricket in India is more enjoyable than a day watching the game – then again, that's not saying much.
Stefan Buczacki’s account of the affair, My Darling Mr Asquith, ought to be titallating – but it takes a long time to show that Venetia was "unlikable" and "not very interesting".
The Murderous History of Bible Translations by Harry Freedman reveals the fraught story of the famous text.
Estuary: Out from London to the Sea takes the reader on a journey through a space that can be lethal – or beautifully free.
It took me a long time to get to grips with Perec, but I'm glad I did.
On the pop culture podcast this week: BBC sitcom pilot Motherland, Isabel Greenberg’s new graphic novel and Buzzfeed’s video series “Ladylike”.
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