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Intimations by Zadie Smith review: tackling the other global virus

Intimations by Zadie Smith review: tackling the other global virus

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World Review - The New Statesman’s global affairs newsletter

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Global virus toll passes 200k with 3million infected as world races for vaccine

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Global virus deaths hit 150,000 as UK ramps up vaccine efforts

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Zadie Smith's Intimations review: lockdown essays offer space to think

Zadie Smith's Intimations review: lockdown essays offer space to think

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Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — the natural force that drove our history

Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — the natural force that drove our history

Some four billion years ago the first rains fell on our stony planet. “Water,” writes the American geographer Laurence C Smith, “pooled in lakes and seeped int [...] Read full article: Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith revi...→

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Zadie Smith's Intimations review: lockdown essays offer space to think

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Bolsonaro orders gyms and hair salons to reopen despite Brazil becoming 'global epicentre' of virus

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Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — how rivers made history

Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — how rivers made history

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Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — the natural force that drove our history

Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — the natural force that drove our history

Some four billion years ago the first rains fell on our stony planet. “Water,” writes the American geographer Laurence C Smith, “pooled in lakes and seeped int [...] Read full article: Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith revi...→

Global virus deaths hit 150,000 as UK ramps up vaccine efforts

Global virus deaths hit 150,000 as UK ramps up vaccine efforts

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Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

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Intimations review – Zadie Smith's life under lockdown

Intimations review – Zadie Smith's life under lockdown

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Summer by Ali Smith review — Britain under the miroscope

Summer by Ali Smith review — Britain under the miroscope

Published a few months after the 2016 EU referendum, Ali Smith’s Autumn heralded a spate of Brexit-themed novels by pro-Remain authors. It was the first in a “ [...] Read full article: Summer by Ali Smith review — Britain und...→

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Government bill for tackling virus rivals WW2 cost

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Global report: China 'open to cooperate' with WHO on virus origin as Trump repeats lab claim

Global report: China 'open to cooperate' with WHO on virus origin as Trump repeats lab claim

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Global virus toll passes 200k with 3million infected as world races for vaccine

Global virus toll passes 200k with 3million infected as world races for vaccine

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Hailu Mergia: Yene Mircha review I Ammar Kalia's global album of the month

Hailu Mergia: Yene Mircha review I Ammar Kalia's global album of the month

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Soft Power by Robert Winder review — Max Hastings on a new method of global dominance

Soft Power by Robert Winder review — Max Hastings on a new method of global dominance

I once spent a grim morning in Gaza, hearing a procession of Palestinians denounce the iniquity of the United States for indulging Israel’s occupation policies [...] Read full article: Soft Power by Robert Winder review — Max...→

Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final flourish of a mazy and beautiful quartet

Smith’s fictional series, the ‘seasons’, ends with a novel that’s both playful and profound. The Booker judges have missed an obvious trick Read full article: Summer by Ali Smith, review: the final f...→

Zadie Smith's Intimations review: lockdown essays offer space to think

Zadie Smith's Intimations review: lockdown essays offer space to think

Zadie Smith, whose short book of essays was written at the height of lockdown, is the first major author to address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on [...] Read full article: Zadie Smith's Intimations review: lockdo...→

Intimations review – Zadie Smith's life under lockdown

Intimations review – Zadie Smith's life under lockdown

The novelist’s essays on living through coronavirus are at their best when pondering the day-to-day Read full article: Intimations review – Zadie Smith's life ...→

Summer by Ali Smith review — Britain under the miroscope

Summer by Ali Smith review — Britain under the miroscope

Published a few months after the 2016 EU referendum, Ali Smith’s Autumn heralded a spate of Brexit-themed novels by pro-Remain authors. It was the first in a “ [...] Read full article: Summer by Ali Smith review — Britain und...→

Government bill for tackling virus rivals WW2 cost

Government bill for tackling virus rivals WW2 cost

The increased cost of the furlough scheme pushes borrowing to a level not seen since wartime. Read full article: Government bill for tackling virus rival...→

Bolsonaro orders gyms and hair salons to reopen despite Brazil becoming 'global epicentre' of virus

Bolsonaro orders gyms and hair salons to reopen despite Brazil becoming 'global epicentre' of virus

'Tropical Trump' has branded Covid-19 a 'little flu' and has repeatedly clashed with state governors over lockdown measures Read full article: Bolsonaro orders gyms and hair salons to...→

Global report: China 'open to cooperate' with WHO on virus origin as Trump repeats lab claim

Global report: China 'open to cooperate' with WHO on virus origin as Trump repeats lab claim

Beijing claims appear at odds with WHO saying requests were yet to be accepted; global deaths near 270,000; Australia’s three-steps out of lockdown Read full article: Global report: China 'open to cooperate'...→

Isolation Stories review: Sheridan Smith shines in lockdown drama

Isolation Stories review: Sheridan Smith shines in lockdown drama

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Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — how rivers made history

Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — how rivers made history

This is a book for fluviophiles, which is to say that this is a book for me. Twenty-one years ago I got in a kayak and paddled much of the Trent, most of the S [...] Read full article: Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith revi...→

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Global virus toll passes 200k with 3million infected as world races for vaccine

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Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — the natural force that drove our history

Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith review — the natural force that drove our history

Some four billion years ago the first rains fell on our stony planet. “Water,” writes the American geographer Laurence C Smith, “pooled in lakes and seeped int [...] Read full article: Rivers of Power by Laurence C Smith revi...→

Global virus deaths hit 150,000 as UK ramps up vaccine efforts

Global virus deaths hit 150,000 as UK ramps up vaccine efforts

The number of deaths linked to coronavirus across the world has hit 150,000, with the UK reporting 14,576 in hospitals alone. Data compiled by John Hopkins Uni [...] Read full article: Global virus deaths hit 150,000 as UK ra...→

Hailu Mergia: Yene Mircha review I Ammar Kalia's global album of the month

Hailu Mergia: Yene Mircha review I Ammar Kalia's global album of the month

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World Review - The New Statesman’s global affairs newsletter

World Review is a new weekly newsletter from the New Statesman that helps you stay on top of global affairs - and know what to make of it all. Bringing you exc [...] Read full article: World Review - The New Statesman’s globa...→