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Adam Greenfield’s ‘Radical Technologies’ is an essential guide to the tech revolution
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Oliver Sacks’ brilliant ideas echo on through ‘The River of Consciousness’
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Reflections on one of the great essayists at the launch of a new biography
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Jenny Zhang’s short-story collection offers complex, radical versions of immigrant girlhood
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Stuart Kells celebrates book collections real and imagined, tangible and intangible
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Fleet; $27.99
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Jennifer Egan’s dynamic new novel, ‘Manhattan Beach’, will reward all readers
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Richard Flanagan explores a different kind of darkness in ‘First Person’
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In Jane Harper’s new crime thriller, group tensions boil over in the bush
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The protagonists of Sally Rooney’s debut novel privilege irony over emotion
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‘A Legacy of Spies’ brings together two of John le Carré’s greatest characters – but why?
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Amal Awad’s book presents Arab women in their own words and in their own right
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Shamsie’s seventh novel puts a modern spin on an Ancient Greek tragedy
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Hamish Hamilton; $32.99
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Bloomsbury; $24.99
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Beneath the surface comedy of Samuel Beckett’s ‘Watt’ lies a metaphysical quest to know the unknowable
By JM Coetzee