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Reversed: A Memoir

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Toxic Masculinity and the Mythopoetical Movement

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García Marquez makes magical realism realistic

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Fairytales can show us the horrors of Hitler’s Germany

The stories of Günter Grass bring Germany’s repressed trauma into the light

“A woman sitting alone, doing nothing”

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Ellie Duncan takes a look at one of Iceland's greatest writers

‘The worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen’

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