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Book review: Delving into the sad world of W N P Barbellion through his compelling diary
This might not sound like a riveting project, but Barbellion’s words arrive with a passion that lend truth to the proposition that the really significant writing about grief comes with its own special variety of inspiration
November 26, 2017
Book review: The Butchering Art tells tale of how Joseph Lister revolutionised modern medicine
The Lister that emerges from this book is a quiet, diffident, courteous man who hated quarrels and conflict, suffered from a stammer, but somehow found the bravery required to follow his unpopular convictions
November 4, 2017
Toni Morrison’s commentary on race continues in The Origin of Others
In God Help the Child (2015), Morrison set herself the task of imagining the ways in which inter-generational love can be thwarted by the forms of triumphalism and deception that arise from the lure of “colourism”.
October 22, 2017
Book review: Ma’n Abu Taleb’s All the Battles is a hard hitting metaphor for life
Ma’n Abu Taleb’s All the Battles enriches the boxing fiction canon and, like all good sports stories, its scope goes will beyond the pugilists in the ring to the broader struggles they face in simply surviving
September 23, 2017