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Zainab Bawa draws insights from a new Indian book on dialogue and reconciliation between Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs.
FRANK FIELD has been the MP for Birkenhead for 25 years. The visit of a group of pensioners to his surgery some eight years ago ‘is indelibly etched on my memory’, he writes. ‘Nothing had prepared me for the description of what they were enduring...
Twenty-three years in Parliament, nine months in the Cabinet, seven months in prison—Jonathan Aitken talks to Mary Lean.
Hugh Williams delights in a book that traces 'Englishness' back to the days before England existed.
Kenneth Noble reads a book that dares to suggest that marriage is better than cohabiting.
Even the most pragmatic students become philosophers after reading Sophie's World, discovers Marta Sañudo.
When she was 14, Karin Peters' uncle died of cancer. 'It felt like a bomb had been dropped on top of my world,' she says.
James Hore-Ruthven discovers that Celebrating life by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks contains far more to engage the heart and mind than its size might suggest.
In a restless world, silence can be the source of healing and creativity, believes Rosa Bellino
Mary Lean is transported by the work of a man whose art was his message.