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Book Review – Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw

I’m struggling to think of more than two books I’ve read set in China and I suspect they’re the same two everyone else has read: Wild Swans (1991) by Jung Chang and Memoirs of a... Read more

Banksy Artwork Removed from North London Sale Appears Paperblog Pick in Culture

Banksy Artwork Removed from North London Removed from Sale and New Artwork Appears

The Banksy mural, depicting a boy hunched over a sewing machine making Union Jack bunting, disappeared from Whymark Avenue earlier this month. Read more

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