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Austrian novelist Alois Hotschnig explores the dead centre of Europe’s shameful century
A hauntingly compelling novel about a seemingly idyllic town with an unbearable secret? Hotschnig somehow pulls it off.
The heart of Karachi
Saba Imtiaz has one thing in common with the protagonist of her debut novel – they are both journalists in one of the most dangerous cities in the world, Paul Muir writes.
In midst of war, Syrian family builds bakery to feed residents
Paul Muir speaks to one of the UAE-based Syrians behind a charity that is using alternative methods to ease the humanitarian crisis unfolding in their home country
Women, reporters under threat
Advances made in women’s rights in Afghanistan are in serious danger of being rolled back in the run-up to the majority of foreign troops withdrawing in 2014, and the 2011 murder of a Pakistani journalist remains unsolved, Paul Muir writes.
The death of a Hollywood star highlights the need to adopt innovative measures to raise awareness of the dangers of speeding in the UAE.
The human rights and wrongs of Nestlé and water for all
Nearly 800 million people around the world are still forced to drink contaminated water and each day hundreds of children die.
On a ‘stationery’ voyage a
In Traveling in Place: A History of Armchair Travel, Bernd Stiegler examines the concept of embarking on a voyage without leaving the house.
A guide for online living
The tech expert Randi Zuckerberg shares her views on how to successfully navigate the complexities of online life in Dot Complicated.
When the drugs don’t work
Experts warn that a public health catastrophe is inevitable if we do not make a concerted effort to tackle the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Bryson travels back in time
Bill Bryson's One Summer: America, 1927 is a warm, engaging trip to simpler, more innocent times.