I was scrolling through Twitter. My emotions jumped from depressed to delighted. The news felt dark yet was sprinkled with tweets about freedom. I stopped at what first appeared to be a firework display.
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Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe • If you’ve read a book with a powerful
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