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The Pachinko Parlour, by Elisa Shua Dusapin, translated by Aneesa Abbas Higgins

The Pachinko Parlour, by Elisa Shua Dusapin, translated...

In my idle moments, I’ve been watching Series III of the Danish TV program Borgen....

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Made in Hong Kong, Fruit Chan’s take on grim reality of 1997 for many in the city, and how the groundbreaking independent film was conceived

Made in Hong Kong, Fruit Chan’s take on grim reality of...

Set in a bleak public housing estate where triad gangs and loan sharks harass the...

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Inside the surveillance state: how China coerces its people by making them think their every move is being watched

Inside the surveillance state: how China coerces its people...

China’s surveillance system may not be as advanced as the Communist Party claims,...

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Therapy without Professional Help: A Week in Los Angeles

Therapy without Professional Help: A Week in Los Angeles

Photograph by Maya Binyam. July 24, 2022 I live in LA, but I’ve just flown in from...

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Memory of a Difficult Summer

Memory of a Difficult Summer

Clarice Lispector. Courtesy of Paulo Gurgel Valente. In 1967, the Jornal do Brasil...

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Returning to Salman Rushdie’s Haroun

Returning to Salman Rushdie’s Haroun

Justine Kurland, Georgia O’Keeffe, 2020. Courtesy of Higher Pictures Generation....

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Cranach's bee baby

Cranach's bee baby

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'A Taste for Impressionism' in Scotland

'A Taste for Impressionism' in Scotland

'A Taste for Impressionism' in Scotland August 12 2022 [embedded content]Video:...

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August Burlington Magazine

August Burlington Magazine

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8 K-pop groups for rock fans, from Tomorrow X Together to Dreamcatcher and Xdinary Heroes

8 K-pop groups for rock fans, from Tomorrow X Together...

Several K-pop groups are leaning into rock these days, and these groups, such as...

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As India prepares for 75th Independence Day, scooter riders and police brace for more lethal glass-covered kite strings

As India prepares for 75th Independence Day, scooter riders...

Illegal glass or metal-covered strings aimed at bringing down rivals’ kites in popular...

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John Wonnacott

John Wonnacott

John Wonnacott August 11 2022 Picture: Charles Saumarez Smith Charles Saumarez Smith...

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New Sainsbury Wing designs (ctd.)

New Sainsbury Wing designs (ctd.)

New Sainsbury Wing designs (ctd.) August 11 2022 Picture: Twitter There's been some...

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Nimblefoot, by Robert Drewe

Nimblefoot, by Robert Drewe

Nimblefoot, the eighth novel from the prolific Australian author Robert Drewe (b.1943),...

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Hong Kong International Film Festival 2022: 10 highlights you shouldn’t miss, including local blockbusters Where the Wind Blows and Warriors of Future

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2022: 10 highlights...

The Hong Kong International Film Festival 2022 runs from August 15-31 and includes...

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BBC Agatha Christie murder mystery adaptation is proof of the Queen of Crime’s enduring popularity

BBC Agatha Christie murder mystery adaptation is proof...

Agatha Christie, the world’s bestselling novelist and outsold only by Shakespeare...