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Read the introduction to Wounding the World by Joanna Bourke

As we mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, we publish Joanna Bourke’s Wounding the World – an important and controversial book that looks at the true nature of war and violence. Bourke, the acclaimed author of What it Means to be Human, Rape: A History from 1860 to the Present, and…


Win a signed copy of Mariynne Robinson’s new novel, Lila

Marilynne Robinson’s latest novel, Lila, has been hailed as a masterpiece by reviewers and readers, with the Sunday Times calling it ‘Deeply moving, almost transformative’ and Neel Mukherjee in the Independent saying ‘It leaves the reader feeling what can only be called exaltation’. To celebrate the publication of Lila, and of Marilynne Robinson’s upcoming UK…

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