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Jennifer Makumbi’s father was a bank manager in Kampala. It was 1978, at the height of Idi Amin’s reign of terror, when her family’s lives were changed forever.Read the full story..
“It’s the job of fiction to be truthful.” David Constantine in conversation at Blackwell’s, Manchester
Literary events are tricky.Read the full story..
I know we all say it about the tele of our childhoods, but kids’ TV in the 70s really was special.Read the full story..
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
It’s no exaggeration to say that young people in the UK are facing uncertain and daunting times.Read the full story..
“Probably the person who comes out of it looking most like a twat is me.” Mick Houghton talks to Northern Soul
It’s any modern music fan’s dream: hanging out with The Ramones, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Julian Cope, Spiritualized and The KLF during their glory days.Read the full story..
As the dominoes continue their haphazard topple in the wake of the EU Referendum, as a blowhard struts vaingloriously in the Oval Office, and as right-wing populism slithers out of its bunker and back into the daylight, it’s difficult to discount the disquieting suspicion that these are dystopian times.Read the full story..
Book Review – After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, edited by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins and Nadine El-Enany
On June 14, 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London. Seventy-two people lost their lives and hundreds of others were left injured, displaced and traumatised.Read the full story..
- Exhibition Review: 100 Years of Council Housing, Manchester Central Library
- “Our biggest enemy is apathy.” Northern Soul talks to environmentalist Angus Forbes
- Growing Up North: a new series from our Gardening Correspondent
- “We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul
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