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Sally Rooney turns down Israeli translation on political grounds

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Sally Rooney has turned down an offer from the Israeli publisher that translated her two previous novels into Hebrew, due to her stance on the Israel-Palestine conflict. The Irish author’s second novel Normal People w...

Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You tops UK book charts

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Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You has shot to the top of the UK’s book charts, selling more than 40,000 copies in just five days. The novel had been highly anticipated, with 50 shops around the UK opening ...

So Sally Rooney’s racist? Only if you choose to confuse fiction with fact

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Social media did not create informers and liars. The malicious have always manufactured denunciations and the literal-minded have always confused nuance with sin. The web is simply supercharging one of those dismal mo...

‘Novel of the moment’: Sally Rooney’s third book hits the shelves

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It’s been one of the most hyped book releases in the literary calendar, with fans desperate to get their hands on a copy of Sally Rooney’s hotly anticipated third novel. Following on from the dizzying success of her c...

Beyond normal: new novel brings Sally Rooney mania to bookshops across UK

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When they were children they lined the streets in their witch hats and capes, keen to pick up the latest Harry Potter title as bookshops opened their doors at midnight. Now they are a little older, the prospect of a t...

Sally Rooney on the hell of fame: ‘It doesn’t seem to work in any real way for anyone’

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Sally Rooney appears before a stark, white background, stripped of even the most incidental feature. It makes me laugh: in 18 months of Zoom meetings, I’ve encountered people in their bedrooms and home offices, in fro...

Seoul boxing memories, Serie A’s heyday and the great Sally Gunnell

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1) The Olympic boxing is in full swing, so let’s have a look back to the memorable 1988 edition. Here’s the great Roy Jones Jr losing his gold medal fight to Park Si-hun in a robbery so outrageous that he considered q...

Britain’s racist 1970s education policies still resonate today

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It only took 40 years for a TV programme to be made about a disgraceful period in the history of education in Britain that has had long-lasting effects on thousands of people in the Black community. Director Steve McQ...

Sally Buzbee, first woman to edit Washington Post, to focus on diversity

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The incoming executive editor of the Washington Post has called for a renewed focus on diversity in the media as she prepares to become the first woman in the prestigious role. In a candid interview on CNN’s Reliable...

Washington Post names Sally Buzbee as new executive editor

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Sally Buzbee, senior vice-president and executive editor of the Associated Press, was named on Tuesday as the new executive editor of the Washington Post, succeeding the retired Marty Baron. Buzbee has been AP’s top ...

Intruder review – Sally Lindsay stars in thriller that quickly turns high farce

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Do you remember that Demi Moore film Striptease? It was 300 years ago, in 1996, so you may not. It was intended as a gritty look at one woman’s fight to survive desertion by her husband and raise her child alone by an...

The Great British Art Tour: Sally Moore tangles with her wild side

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“I wish to create images imbued with a sense of the bizarre and the surreal. For me, the animals represent a threat, an anxiety or fear however irrational that needs to be overcome,” said Sally Moore of this image, Ca...