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Pankaj Mishra

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Keith Thomas

Mrs Oliphant

Tom Crewe

Tippett’s Knack

Philip Clark

At Tate Modern: Steve McQueen

Colin Grant

Catherine Lacey

Nicole Flattery

Churchill’s Cook

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The ‘Batrachomyomachia’

Ange Mlinko

On Dorothea Lange

Joanna Biggs

Paid to Race

Jon Day

Poem: ‘Traveller’s Tales: Chapter 90’

August Kleinzahler

The Soho Alphabet

Andrew O’Hagan

Old Tunes

Stephen Sedley

Victor Serge’s Defective Bolshevism

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The Murdrous Machiavel

Erin Maglaque

Diary: Insane after coronavirus?

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‘For me the crown is the symbol of the unity of the tribe.’

Ted Hughes

St nissan mishan
biskit bingo hut
an skwidbone strand
win me sunday
fraym fotograf
av momma kween.
But me not want
dis woolworting
no lang no mor.
Giv to Iron Man.
He coom up
dis rainrain day
fram gravul pit
pleec frogmen liv –
wit mistultoes
astrologee
an beeds av glass
dis kweenwite fotograf
he giv
to Iron Gull.
He sing to shee
foke happee now
rite happee now.

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