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Kids books to read on International Peace Day

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September, and this year the focus is on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Here are some books you can share with children to explore ideas around rights, freedom, activism and small ways to be peaceful in everyday life. You can find even …

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The Man Booker Prize shortlist 2018

Congratulations to the authors shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction.

Here is the full shortlist:

Milkman by Anna Burns Washington Black by Esi Edugyan Everything Under by Daisy Johnson The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner The Overstory by Richard Powers The Long Take by Robin Robertson

Chair of 2018 judges, Kwame Anthony Appiah…

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What we’re reading: Dervla McTiernan, Karl Ove Knausgaard & April Genevieve Tucholke

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films and TV shows we’re watching, and the music we’re listening to. Bronte Coates is reading The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke (available October)

Frey is the leader of a band of boneless mercies – women who roam the land and are hired to bring a merciful death t…

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