Running thoughts

From our upcoming presenters

Portrait of Kenan Malik

Democracy is in rude health. It is liberalism that is in trouble.

Portrait of Helen Razer

In the West, we do some radical things. These produce some radical results.

Portrait of Jordan Raskopoulos

For me, it was a choice between personal acceptance or oblivion. Trans, or die.


Annie Proulx on 'Brokeback Mountain'




We asked children: why do you love books?



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