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Four books that every Arab art fan should read
We review four books that cover subjects as diverse as contemporary Arab art’s early years and a decade of Dubai’s Tashkeel space
May 21, 2018
Book review: The Kites is a beautiful tale of enduring wartime love
Romain Gary killed himself shortly after completing this book, but his final novel is far from a doom-laden tragedy
May 20, 2018
Book review: From Conquest to Deportation brings fresh insights into the Chechen and Dagestani peoples
Professor Jeronim Perovic tells the story of the masterful history of the Soviet-Caucasian relationship
May 20, 2018
My favourite reads: Tahira Yaqoob
These are books I return to time and again or represent significant moments in my life.
May 17, 2018
Remembering Tom Wolfe, 'a magician' with words
Wolfe, who died Monday at age 88, was a rule breaker and traditionalist and a man of other contradictions
May 16, 2018
Book review: Dr Lucy Jones examines natural disaster in 'The Big Ones'
The human race has so far survived the worst disasters our seismically active planet can deliver
May 13, 2018
Book review: Jeremy Black's history of England asks what it means to be English in Britain today
The lack of English nationalist clamour in public is a measure of the country’s strength, not a weakness
May 12, 2018
My favourite reads: Paul Stafford
Here are five books that I hope my son will read one day at some stage in his life
May 11, 2018
How Jim Crace found inspiration from an encounter on the streets of Chennai
'I’ve always been interested in how animal we are and how civilised we are. I wondered: does poverty reduce us to animals?'
May 8, 2018
Author Aminatta Forna: 'Happiness is a strange western concept'
Tired of reading portrayals of Africa from the developed world’s perspective, the author decided to reverse the treatment
May 7, 2018