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The best books of the week
Bob Dylan at 80 — three takes on his changing times
A trio of books try to capture the conflict between trickster and soothsayer embodied in the ‘voice of a generation’
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Finding the Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard — the wood wide web
The story of a botanist’s battle to establish that trees not only ‘talk’ but co-operate is vital for our times
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The Spymaster of Baghdad — true fighters
Margaret Coker’s vivid account of the war against Isis in Iraq takes a refreshing perspective
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Last Days in Cleaver Square by Patrick McGrath — Franco’s ghost in a Lambeth garden
The dictator’s ghost lurks among an ageing poet’s hydrangeas in McGrath’s latest tale of a 20th-century haunting
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The God Equation by Michio Kaku — unifying the universe
Physics professor attempts to bring the dizzying concepts of multidimensional realms within reach of the general reader
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Inside Money by Zachary Karabell — the price of stability
This history of one of America’s oldest financial institutions reveals the benefits and costs of conservative management
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Bob Dylan at 80, how trees communicate, a reissued thriller of flight from the Nazis, inside an American money machine, the war against Isis in Iraq, Einstein and the universe — plus Suzi Feay’s round-up of teen fiction
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A Bookshop in Algiers — turning the pages of history
Algerian-born Kaouther Adimi’s story of a literary hub’s early days and its later demise can feel a little disjointed
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The Passenger — a rediscovered tale of a man on the run from the Nazis
First published in 1939, Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz’s freshly reissued thriller delivers vital historical testimony by a real-life refugee
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Genre round-up — thrills and chills for teenage readers
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An exploration of the challenges facing today’s boards
While Dambisa Moyo’s insider account spills few beans, it provides thoughtful analysis and reform proposals
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Depression and the long search for cause, cure and meaning
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