Sayaka Murata’s dystopic portrait of a convenience store clerk who, unable to be normal, unable to conform to society’s expectations of her, chooses to do what makes her happy – but finds it’s still not enough.
As visitor numbers soar and tourist developments spring up around what seems like the entire coast of the Mediterranean, in the former Yugoslavia visitor numbers – and the benefits they bring – are not evenly distributed.
Yuval Noah Harari charts the development of Homo sapiens: our emergence alongside other species of human; the unique attributes we developed that led to our those other species’ extinction; and what the future might look like, with or without us in it.
Gordon Burn’s 2003 elegy for the industrial north: forgotten glories, forever-changed landscapes, and an overwhelming sense of loss – told through the story of a washed-up club comic and a former boxer.
Discovering Sweden’s capital via a walk through three of its most central districts – Norrmalm, Gamla stan, and Södermalm – each with a distinct character and a distinct role in the history of the city.