9 Novels That Changed The World

eading is not just about pleasure: books have the power to touch us profoundly, to open our eyes to injustices – and sometimes even act as a catalyst for social change. To mark World Book Day, we take a look at some of the novels that have changed society. Uncle Tom’s...

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A Fresh Look at Writings from Africa

In her book The Doctor and the Saint, Arundhati Roy discusses at some length how Gandhi’s impressions of the Africans during his two-decade-long stay as an expatriate attorney in South Africa were full of superstitions. Naturally, such an attitude was the least...

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