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Reviewed in the LRB - Vol. 44 No. 8

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'Completely absorbing and told with huge compassion, integrity and skill'CAROL ANN LEE, author of The Murders at White House Farm and A Passion For Poison'What a book. I didn't have to turn the pages. They turned themselves I literally…

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Translated by Nicolas Pasternak SlaterAn icon of Russian literature, Turgenev was able to contain the narrative sweep of a novel in a single short story. His protagonists experience the joy and painful turbulence of first love, the…

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Extinct gathers together the work of an exceptional range of artists, curators, architects, critics and academics, including Barry Bergdoll, Gillian Darley, Tacita Dean, David Edgerton, Hal Foster, Catherine Slessor, Deyan Sudjic and…

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What does it take to make a living from the land in modern Britain?'A priceless portrait of one of the least understood and frequently most vilified of people: farmers. It should really be read by all in this country who buys food - i.e.…

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A monumental work of popular history, making the case that the Beeb is as much of a National Treasure as the NHS'A fascinating and informative account of the BBC's first 100 years' Daily Telegraph'A dramatic tale of innovation and…

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Translated by Mark Hutchinson‘To make a pact with the thing that threatens you is arguably the smartest trick of all.’ From the brilliant, sui generis Anne Serre come three bewitching, thoroughly out-of-the-way tales, in…

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In the hundredth year of the British Broadcasting Corporation, historian Simon J. Potter looks back over the hundred year history, asking if the BBC is really the 'voice of Britain', and what comes next for British public broadcasting.2022…

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THE SUNDAY TIMES NATURE BOOK OF THE YEARThe new bestseller from the author of The Shepherd's Life'A beautifully written story of a family, a home and a changing landscape' Nigel Slater As a boy, James Rebanks's grandfather taught him to…

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'Beautiful and impossible to put down. Sheila Heti is a genius.' Avni Doshi'This one-of-a-kind novel... feels nothing less than vital.' Observer'Pure Colour is an original, a book that says something new for our difficult times.'…

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Translated by Ayça TürkogluA BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKSlime is an ambiguous thing. It exists somewhere between a solid and liquid. It inspires revulsion even while it compels our fascination. It is a both a vehicle for…

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