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‘He really lived this life that he wrote about’: remembering Nelson Algren

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“Thinking of Melville, thinking of Poe, thinking of Mark Twain and Vachel Lindsay, thinking of Jack London and Tom Wolfe, one begins to feel there is almost no way of becoming a creative writer in America without bein...

Students who have lived in UK since childhood denied loans – report

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Thousands of students who have lived in the UK since childhood are being subjected to a regime described as even harsher than the Home Office’s “hostile environment” tactics when they apply for study loans, volgens ...

I have lived under corrupt regimes – the cynicism stalking Britain is all too familiar

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‘That happens in Russia, it shouldn’t happen in Britain.” These were the words of Chris Bryant, chair of the standards committee, on the events of last week, when Conservative MPs voted to reject the recommended suspe...

US issues its first passport with X gender designation to reflect ‘lived reality’

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The US has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation – a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who don’t identify as male or female – and expects to be able to offer the option more broad...

Bobby Gillespie: ‘For the first 10 years of my life, I lived in a Glasgow tenement: that stuff stays with you’

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Bobby Gillespie’s memoir, Tenement Kid, starts by documenting Gillespie’s Glaswegian working-class background and ends in 1991, as Primal Scream prepare to release their Mercury prize-winning album, Screamadelica. Soos ...

Ervaring: a stranger secretly lived in my home

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In 1995, toe ek was 20, I moved to Enumclaw, a farming town in the US state of Washington, to be close to my brother and his family. I rented an apartment. My room was on the top floor but on my first night, lying in ...

Dinosaurs lived in the Arctic, navorsing dui daarop

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It had long stretches of winter darkness, freezing temperatures and often scarce resources, but an array of tiny fossils suggests dinosaurs not only roamed the Arctic, but hatched and raised their young there too. Whi...

Cillian Murphy: ‘I was in awe of how Helen McCrory lived her life’

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Cillian Murphy, star of the new horror sequel A Quiet Place Part II, is something to behold: X-ray eyes at once penetrating and ethereally blue, cheekbones so pronounced you could stretch out and go to sleep on them. ...

Rickie Lee Jones: ‘I had lived volumes long before I was famous’

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Rickie Lee Jones was just three years old when she made her debut as a performer, appearing briefly as a snowflake in a ballet recital of Bambi. “I heard the audience’s applause and took it personally,” she writes in ...