Natural Selection

Natural Selection

Szperling's short, punchy novel paints a vivid pen-portrait of the savage and amoral nature of this stratum of Argentinean society.

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NI 426 - Islam in power - October, 2009
Thursday Night Widows

Thursday Night Widows

Nominally a thriller, Thursday Night Widows is less concerned with the 'whodunnit' aspects of plotting than with a psychological dissection of a social class obsessed with bickering and petty jealousies as the pillars of their world dissolve.

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NI 426 - Islam in power - October, 2009
2666

2666

It takes a singular talent to make a book of 1,000 pages that is as hard to put down as it is to pick up. Despite its size, 2666 retains the agility of a thriller.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
Working

Working

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

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
Murder In The Name Of Honour

Murder In The Name Of Honour

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

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Cutting for Stone

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.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
Broken Glass

Broken Glass

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

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
South African SPECIAL

South African SPECIAL

A selection of post-election South African reading.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
The Children's Hours

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.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
Havana Fever

Havana Fever

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

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
Long Time Coming

Long Time Coming

Short Writings from Zimbabwe, edited by Jane Morris.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
The Final Bet

The Final Bet

The first ever Arabic detective novel to be translated into English

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
Fat: A Cultural History of Obesity

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

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

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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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
The Last Supper

The Last Supper

The Last Supper is an erudite and entertaining novel of boundless ambition in its concept and consummate skill in its delivery.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Payback

Payback

Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth by Margaret Atwood

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
The White Tiger

The White Tiger

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009
Belching Out the Devil

Belching Out the Devil

There is a company which manufactures and distributes concentrated sugary syrup and the way it conducts its affairs is the subject of Mark Thomas’ enormously readable book.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008
A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man

John le Carré's latest novel could hardly be more topical or timely, dealing as it does with the seamier reaches of international banking and the nether-world inhabited by the fugitive and the stateless.

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NI 418 - Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? - December, 2008
A Certain Woman

A Certain Woman

Winner of the best novel prize at Cairo International Book Fair, Hala El Badry writes about her life as an Arabic woman.

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008
9/11 Contradictions

9/11 Contradictions

25 contradictions about that day in New York by David Ray Griffin

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008
A River Called Time

A River Called Time

The fourth novel of Mozambican author Mia Couto

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NI 417 - Through Afghan eyes - November, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Islam in power October, 2009
Islam in power October, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
China in charge June, 2009
China in charge June, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
Crisis! Crisis! Food... Money... What next? December, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
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