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    Book Review: Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus by Gerard Toal

Book Review: Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus by Gerard Toal

In Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus, Gerard Toal offers a detailed geopolitical account of […]

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    Book Review: Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century by Fred Carroll

Book Review: Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century by Fred Carroll

In Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century, Fred Carroll traces the […]

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    Author Interview: Considering Emma Goldman with Professor Clare Hemmings

Author Interview: Considering Emma Goldman with Professor Clare Hemmings

We speak to Professor Clare Hemmings about her new book, Considering Emma Goldman: Feminist Political Ambivalence and the Imaginative Archive […]

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    Feature: Introducing the ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series: A Q&A with assistant editor Isabel Wall

Feature: Introducing the ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series: A Q&A with assistant editor Isabel Wall

In February 2018, Penguin launched their new ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series. Featuring four books chosen by the acclaimed authors […]

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    Reading List: 12 Recommended Reads on Immigration, Refugee Rights and Asylum

Reading List: 12 Recommended Reads on Immigration, Refugee Rights and Asylum

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In this new reading list, we recommend 12 books authored […]

The Best Bookshops in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Tiffany Chan takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. If there’s a bookshop that […]

Feature Essay: Praise for the Lorde by Tricia Wombell

Sister Outsider, written by Audre Lorde, is the book club selection for the 2018 Women of the World (WOW) […]

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    Book Review: A Brief History of Feminism by Antje Schrupp, illustrated by Patu

Book Review: A Brief History of Feminism by Antje Schrupp, illustrated by Patu

With A Brief History of Feminism, Antje Schrupp and illustrator Patu have crafted a graphic novel that traces the […]

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    Book Review: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Book Review: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

When was the last time you heard a person of colour challenge structural racism – the role of government […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

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75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival […]

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    Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

In Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence, Rachel Sherman undertakes 50 in-depth interviews with rich New Yorkers to consider how they navigate their […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    Book Review: Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor by Iina Kohonen

Book Review: Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor by Iina Kohonen

In Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor, Iina Kohonen examines a variety of artworks and archival […]

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    Book Review: Food, Power and Agency by Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon

Book Review: Food, Power and Agency by Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon

In Food, Power and Agency, editors Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon bring together contributors to explore how food, power and agency contribute […]

Book Review: The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison

In The Origin of Others, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature Toni Morrison extends her […]

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