BOOK REVIEW: ‘Juve!’ explores 100 years of an Italian football dynasty

Herbie Sykes’s history of Italy’s dominant team is a study in how power works in the country

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BOOK REVIEW: Straddling the fields of history and satirical fiction

Willie Currie’s Seizure is created around historical characters and events, embellished with imagined actions and conversations

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Booker winner Douglas Stuart on the journey of Shuggie Bain

The Glaswegian author voices pride and sadness on being recognised for his unflinching novel about a troubled working-class upbringing

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BOOK REVIEW: Barack Obama’s A Promised Land — the thrill of the journey

The former US president’s limpid memoir is a blast until he reaches the White House

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Booker shortlist lifts global voices

Spotlight shifts to talent outside the UK and a Covid-compliant live broadcast to celebrate the winner

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BOOK REVIEW: The ‘definitive account’ of Sylvia Plath

Heather Clark’s biography, ‘Red Comet’, frees the poet of decades of mythmaking and cultural baggage

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Best books of 2020: Technology

John Thornhill selects his must-read titles on innovation and artificial intelligence — and Facebook

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Barack Obama’s 'A Promised Land' now available at CNA stores countrywide

SPONSORED | The first volume of Obama’s presidential memoirs retails for R399

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Stephen Hawking: A Memoir’ — humane and intimate portrait of ‘a granite spirit’

Biography captures the thrill of scientific discovery, as well as the trials of daily living

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BOOK REVIEW: I’m with stupid: why our thinking is often faulty

Jean-François Marmion’s ‘The Psychology of Stupidity’ is a blunt and sometimes hilarious examination of human error

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BOOK REVIEW: A Life on Our Planet — David Attenborough’s warning for the natural world

A ‘witness statement’ from a lifetime of travels — and an urgent call to action

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Digital privacy — can we reclaim it?

Two books ask how we can take back control of our data in a surveillance society

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BIG READ: Arsène Wenger on leadership and life after Arsenal

For 22 years, the Frenchman lived and breathed managing the club. ‘I was not completely normal,’ he tells Simon Kuper

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BOOK REVIEW: Conquistadores — greed, gold and guilt in a revisiting of colonialism

Fernando Cervantes’ book details the cruel and complicated story of the Spanish conquest of the Americas

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A guide to Zulu bird names takes off

Second print run is under way as first copies of book that records poetic monikers fly off the shelves

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BOOK REVIEW: Visions of Mohammed bin Salman — the reality and the fantasy

Two excellent books examine the gamble the prince has taken in coming to power on promises of transformation

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