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GARETH LANGDON is enchanted by the exquisite poetry of Taiye Selasi’s novel, Ghana Must Go.
FINUALA DOWLING is delighted by Slow Fires, Dan Wylie’s beautifully-made and eminently readable collection of poems.
CHRISTINE EMMETT reviews The Children Act, the precise and elegant — but ultimately unsatisfying — new novel by Ian McEwan.
ALEXANDER MATTHEWS reviews The Man Who Couldn’t Stop, a fascinating exploration of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Historian BILL NASSON reviews The War That Ended Peace, Margaret MacMillan’s hefty and enthralling assessment of the causes of World War 1.
LARA BUXBAUM finds a celebration of the ordinary in Strange Pilgrimages, a collection of short stories by Achmat Dangor.
ALEXANDER MATTHEWS reviews Ragged Glory, a vivid account of South Africa’s democracy by veteran journalist Ray Hartley.
ZAHIRA ASMAL is impressed by the immense insights about the power and the process of forgiving that is offered up by Desmond and Mpho Tutu in The Book of Forgiving.