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Revisited: Britain’s rich history of black literature – podcast

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In Black History Month we brought together star authors Ben Okri, Candice Carty-Williams and Caleb Azumah Nelson to discuss the past, present and future of black writing How ...

Britain’s rich history of black literature

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For Black History Month we’ve brought together star authors Ben Okri, Candice Carty-Williams and Caleb Azumah Nelson to discuss the past, present and future of black writing ...

Call for sentence review after neo-Nazi told to read classic literature

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The attorney general’s office has been asked to review whether an unduly lenient sentence was handed to a neo-Nazi who was ordered to read classic literature such as Pride and Prejudice. Ben John, who was convicted of...

UK judge orders rightwing extremist to read classic literature or face prison

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A former student who downloaded almost 70,000 white supremacist documents and bomb-making instructions has avoided a prison sentence “by the skin of his teeth” after being told to read classic literature by Dickens, A...

Penguin Classics launches ‘new canon’ of environmental literature

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From Greta Thunberg to James Lovelock, publisher Penguin Classics has come up with a “new canon” of the environmental literature, which it believes has “changed the way we think and talk about the living Earth”. The m...

‘I never found myself in a book’: Patricia Grace on the importance of Māori literature

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In 1987 I presented a paper at the Fourth Early Childhood Convention in Wellington. I titled the paper “Books Are Dangerous”. Always in my mind were the experiences of teaching reading in the small country schools, an...

Yaa Gyasi: ‘Toni Morrison blew away everything I thought I knew about literature’

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The book I am currently readingI’ve been shopping my bookshelves these past few pandemic months, trying to read some of the books I’ve owned for years but hadn’t yet read, which is what led me to my current read, Boy,...