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It has been over 15 years since Nalini Jameela shocked mainstream societal mindsets and turned patriarchy upside down by writing a groundbreaking autobiography about her daring and frightening life as a sex worker. Since then, she has lived through several identities in life, moving from bestselling author and activist to gender expert and social relations …

One of the first collections of children’s books ever published in Nobiin, the most widely spoken Nubian language in southern Egypt and northern Sudan, was printed in September. The books of three Nubian-Sudanese authors are written in the ancient alphabet used in ancient Nubian manuscripts for centuries. The project is a collaboration with the independent …

Climate science denial has emerged simultaneously with key scientific findings about humanity’s impact on our planet, according to a new book. Professor Peter Stott – author ofHot Air: The Inside Story of the Battle Against Climate Change Denial – started 25 years ago in the then obscure field of climate change detection and attribution. As …

How to solve the problem of overdue books at the library This is what the world has come to – people get so lazy and irresponsible that they don’t return the books the library is kind enough to lend for free and, worse yet, don’t want to pay the late fees they they incur – …

October 16, 2021 The exponential age. By Azeem Azhar. Diversion books; 352 pages; $ 28.99. Published in Great Britain as “Exponential”; Random business from home; £ 20 Human borders. By Michael Bhaskar. MIT Press; 432 pages; $ 29.95. Bridge Street Press; £ 20 Masters of scale. By Reid Hoffman with June Cohen and Deron Triff. …

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Faithfulness to the original text is always a hot topic of debate when it comes to book adaptations. Despite the many sections of hateful commentary for adaptations, there is a series that has stood the test of time as a solid example of how to adapt from source material: the Lord of the Rings. However, …

The nation’s love-hate relationship with social media and the internet has taken many turns over the past 15 years or so. We love various apps and sites when we build relationships with friends and family or find vital medical information. We hate them when they seem overwhelmed by wacky bullies and conspiracy theorists. Instagram, for …

Since its creation Bella Caledonia provided a dynamic and vital platform to discuss politics, culture and ideas relevant to Scotland. During the period, it also took time to review books and publications. As the new book publisher of Bella I would like to rely on Bella’s impressive work over the years, and provide space for …

MOSUL, Iraq / BOGOTA, Colombia: Taking a seat at the head table at the Mosul Book Forum café one evening in September, political blogger Saad Amer introduced his two guest speakers, both independent candidates in the October 10 legislative elections. in Iraq. It was the fifth such event hosted by the Khutwa Club, a debate …