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Margaret Atwood presents a man pining for his lost love over decades.
An extract from Madeleine Thien‘s Man-Booker shortlisted novel.
Douglas Coupland on rock-star font Helvetica.
A women looks for control in a story by Alice Munro.
A mildewed dystopia from Camilla Grudova.
Ben Mauk on the West’s longstanding love of missiles, drones, bombs and nukes.
‘The ancient stories we tell, as beautiful as they may be, also serve to shape our conventions about who we think we are or should be’
‘What’s in a state of mind? How do we describe emotions, or the complex relationship between individuals and the state?’
‘I think they are not on the right path. It’s wrong. What they are doing is wrong.’
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