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John le Carré—the novelist who tried to unmask the truth of British intelligence

John le Carré—the novelist who tried to unmask the truth of British intelligence John le Carré, the great spy novelist has died aged 89. By exploring treachery at the heart of British intelligence, le Carré challenged assumptions about the Cold War.

Haven't They Grown—A creepy tale of mystery, determination and cruelty

Havent They Grown—A creepy tale of mystery, determination and cruelty Haven’t They Grown begins with a very creepy and puzzling scenario. A woman who lost touch with a close friend years ago goes to snoop on her while taking her son to a football match.

The Liar’s Quartet—a history of cops, spies and struggle in new publication

The Liar’s Quartet—a history of cops, spies and struggle in new publication Comedian Mark Thomas’ new book brings together three plays with stories that should be heard but are rarely told, writes Jasmine Francis

Why Karl Marx remains relevant - Deciphering Capital by Alex Callinicos

Why Karl Marx remains relevant - Deciphering Capital by Alex Callinicos Alex Callinicos’s new book Deciphering Capital argues that Karl Marx’s main work is still vital to understand how to change the world, writes Mark L Thomas

The Evergreen in Red and White is a winning tale that revives a football hero buried by bigotry

The Evergreen in Red and White is a winning tale that revives a football hero buried by bigotry The Evergreen in Red and White by Steven Kay, £8.99 in paperback

Socialists win prizes at London Radical Bookfair

The first London Radical Bookfair took place in Conway Hall in London last Saturday. It was organised by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers, formed two years ago to bring together bookshops such as Housmans, Bookmarks and News from Nowhere, as well as radical publishers. 

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