Book Tag Archive

COVID-19FamilyLifestyleSocial Issues

“I think the way governments around the world dealt with the pandemic led young people to get more interested in politics”

(5 minute read) 19 year old Neo Kalungu-Banda reflects on the last 18 months and explains how young people can grow through their challenges.

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Art & CultureSocial Issues

Reclaiming masculinity with The Lord of the Rings

(5 minute read) Tolkien’s classic trilogy offers an alternative to the culture of toxic masculinity which threatens men today, believes Miguel Sepúlveda.

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Art & CultureLifestyle

We need to read

(4 minute read) Just read! In a world dominated by the internet, Hajra Rehman urges us not to forget the life-giving power of literature.

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Art & Culture

In praise of libraries

(5 minute read)
Don’t take for granted the treasure on your doorstep – as libraries in various countries are opening up again, Prakarsh Singh sings their praises.

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COVID-19HistoryMental HealthThought-provoking

Lessons for lockdown from a Holocaust survivor

(7 minute read)
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl developed a unique approach to life which enabled him to survive various Nazi concentration camps. Clare Cooper explains how his approach could be adapted to lockdown.

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Art & Culture

Draw, doodle or dance: well or badly doesn’t really matter

(3 minute read)
Being happy to fail in our creative endeavours is an essential way to draw out the ‘artist child’ deep inside us all, Nicole Law discovered.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

Christmas travels … from cover to cover

(4 minute read)
The loss of freedom to travel has brought frustration and anxiety to many. Leonard Franchi suggests ‘travelling’ with the imagination until the restrictions are eased.

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Thought-provoking

Remembering everyone’s Rabbi

(8 minute read)
When a voice of reason dies, it’s time to listen again to its wisdom. We could all benefit from the gentle and wise insights of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, says Benedict Rogers.

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Art & CultureHistoryThought-provoking

A guide for restless hearts: in conversation with a classic of world literature

(4 minute read)
It’s time to explore your own mystery, says Luca La Monica, guided by one of history’s greatest thinkers.

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Art & CultureSocial Issues

When the storm clouds gather inside

(11 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon reads a book about weather where the storms are more personal than meteorological.

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