The Thing Around Your Neck
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
(Fourth Estate £12.99)
From the Orange Prize-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun comes this volume of 12 powerful short stories.
Five Years of My Life
As the US still maintains the prison at Guantanamo Bay and its Afghan copy at Bagram airbase, Murat Kurnaz tells his story – five years of injustice inside what is now Barack Obama’s prison.
A beautiful collection of children’s poems by the late Adrian Mitchell.
The Silence Seeker
Ben Morley and Carl Pearce
Joe mishears that his new neighbours are “silence seekers”. He decides to help one young asylum seeker find a quiet place in the city.
Women between revolution and counter-revolution
Animated film retells Anne Frank’s story
A pick of the highlights