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Roxane Gay:’ No one is guaranteed love or affection’

The author of Bad Feminist and Hunger has strong terms for incels, harassers in publishing and diet gurus Born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1974, Roxane Gay is an author, essayist, New York Times sentiment writer and associate professor of English at Indiana’s Purdue University. She has published a novel, An Untamed State , two short …

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Roxane Gay:’ No one is guaranteed love or affection’

The author of Bad Feminist and Hunger has strong words for incels, harassers in publishing and diet gurus Born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1974, Roxane Gay is an author, essayist, New York Times sentiment novelist and associate prof of English at Indiana’s Purdue University. She has published a fiction, An Untamed State , two short …

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‘Her tragedy is to look like me’: Jim Broadbent’s graphic novel

What does an Oscar-winning actor do with time on his hands? Team up with cartoonist Dix to tell the story of a vengeful 17 th-century peasant You may not think you know Dulle Griet but you probably do- she’s the breastplated peasant striding across a war-torn land towards the mouth of hell in one of …

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Paddington 2 review- Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel

Grant is on top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington for steal in a follow-up that lives up to Michael Bonds evergreen original Paddington 2 Paddington 2 review- Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel 4/ 5 superstars Grant is on top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington …

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How death get cool

The long read: The latest death tendency is a cross between hygge and Marie Kondo: a sign that dying well has become one of the defining obsessions of our times Last spring, at Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, where the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is buried, another conceptual artist, Sophie Calle, launched an installation called Here Lie …

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Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon will go down in history | Diana Evans

The American bishop did it black. And he shocked the congregation by refusing to tone down his passionate message on power and love, says novelist Diana Evans The candle flames were trembling. The pulpit was on fire. The bride and groom were waiting. As were the Queen, Oprah, Idris Elba, and Doria Ragland , now …

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