New Internationalist

Books

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Working

A graphic adaptation of the book by Studs Terkel by Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle.

Murder In The Name Of Honour

A grim but compelling reading – a fitting testament to all the women killed who had sex outside marriage.

Cutting for Stone

An excellent first novel, teeming with memorable characters and dealing with momentous events; the sort of old-fashioned yarn in which the patient reader can become immersed.

Broken Glass

A multi-layered tribute to the human spirit – beaten but not broken, and laughing drunkenly in the face of adversity.

South African SPECIAL

A selection of post-election South African reading.

The Children's Hours

A collection of stories about childhood from a stellar cast of authors from around the world, with all royalties going to Save the Children. Edited by Richard Zimler and Rasa Sekulovic.

Havana Fever

Like the best, most haunting bolero, Havana Fever is liable to linger in the mind well after its final phrases.

Long Time Coming

Short Writings from Zimbabwe, edited by Jane Morris.

The Final Bet

The first ever Arabic detective novel to be translated into English

Fat: A Cultural History of Obesity

Sander L Gilman delves into culture to demonstrate that our belief that fat can be identified with a number of character flaws

Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

Although Gandhi is a household name all over the world, Babasaheb Ambedkar, architect of the Indian Constitution and the first person to fight effectively for the rights of dalits (aka ‘untouchables’)

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