Palindrome

Neon signage and musical symmetry feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Palindrome'.

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The Shipping News

A dysfunctional family relocates to the craggy expanse of a Canadian island in this novel by Annie Proulx.

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Interview: Evie Wyld

'Art is not a community service.' We talk to Evie Wyld, award-winning author of All the Birds, Singing.

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Algeria

Monotonous monuments and female liberation feature in this selection of four Algerian artworks.

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Maus

The horrors of the Holocaust become a cat-and-mouse metaphor in this graphic novel by Art Spiegelman.

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The Sea

An ageing narrator revisits a coastal village from his childhood in this melancholic novel by John Banville.

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The Translator

A Sudanese woman adjusts to life in Aberdeen in this touching novel about exile and friendship by Leila Aboulela.

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