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Dedicated readers often feel a strong emotional attachment to bookshops, but how is this precarious retail sector faring during the pandemic?
Harry Rée was a grammar school teacher when war broke out in 1939. Then he joined Churchill’s secret army.
The trouble of focusing in a fractured world.
What to do with bored, fractious children in lockdown conditions? Read with them.
How the crises of our times pose fundamental questions about the role of the nation state in our survival
The ten stories all centre around a different protagonist named Claire, each clouded by a difficult mother – whether they dominate the foreground or linger slightly out of frame.
MacInnes’s intriguing second novel deserves to cement his reputation as a bold and curious writer.
Oliver Letwin’s Apocalypse How? Explains why we fail to anticipate catastrophe
Two surveys of sex and seduction show that not much has changed.
The Labour MP’s new book, Tribes, is half-memoir, half an account of the world’s problems and how they can be fixed.
To contend with the climate crisis, humanity must look to the dramas of ancient Greece.