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Billy Bragg, Ali Smith & Daljit Nagra

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Tom Gatti is in conversation with Billy Bragg, Ali Smith, Daljit Nagra about the albums that changed their lives, as part of the Cambridge Literary Festival Spring Festival 2022 Online, available Friday 27 May to Monday 5 June. Book tickets here.

From the publisher:
In Long Players, fifty of our finest authors write about the albums that changed their lives, from Deborah Levy on Bowie to Daisy Johnson on Lizzo, Ben Okri on Miles Davis to David Mitchell on Joni Mitchell, Sarah Perry on Rachmaninov…

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A Rough Trade, Mojo and FT Book of the Year…

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At a time when opinion trumps facts and truth is treated as nothing more than another perspective, free speech has become a battleground. While authoritarians and algorithms threaten democracy, we argue over who has the right to speak.…

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A celebration of companionship in all its timeless and contemporary, legendary and unpindownable, spellbinding and shapeshifting forms...It follows the unique achievement of her Seasonal cycle of novels - Autumn, Winter,…

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Daljit Nagra possesses one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary English poetry. British Museum is his third collection, following his electrifying version of the epic Ramayana, and marks a significant departure of style to…

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Taking in its sights Matthew Arnold's 'land of dreams', the collection explores the idealism and reality of a multicultural Britain with wit, intelligence and no small sense of mischief. Nagra, whose own parents came to England from the…

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