12 books to get you through 2018

You may need these books to survive 2018, if it is as rocky as 2017

Review: The Leopard

Altair Brandon-Salmon revisits the classic Italian 20th century novel

Factfulness review: On the importance of truth

Dr Hans Rosling's final book reminds us of the enduring importance of truth, says Harry Lloyd

Review: ‘White Trash’ by Nancy Isenberg

Daniel Villar finds this survey of white working class America wanting

Toxic Masculinity and the Mythopoetical Movement

Books like Michael Meade's Men and Waters of Life are just as important as Feminist classics in the fight towards equality

In this fractured world, does empathy really hold us all together?

Against Empathy is a compelling and relevant reevaluation of compassion

Iraq is not a twentieth century Crusade

Oxford historian Christopher Tyerman delivers a polemic speech against rhetorical comparisons between the war on terror and the crusades

A beastly tale of life and death

Josephine Southon reflects on the animals and beasts in Grimms' fairy tales

Five literary festive favourites

Izzy Smith picks out five of the best books to enjoy this Christmas

The science books that every non-scientist should read

Rosalie Wells lists the best science and medicine books to read this summer

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