Hilary Mantel revealed the magic and metaphor of life

Hilary Mantel was genuinely adored by fellow writers, by editors, by journalists. But she refused to say she would look at a friend's book, or write a blurb for the back cover. She was a regular literary critic, for the Guardian and the London Review of Books.
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Taliban asks female employees to send male relatives in their place at work: Report

The Taliban on Monday issued a directive on female employees, ordering them to send male relatives in their place. Women working in Afghanistan's finance ministry were asked to send a male relative to do their duty in place of them. A number of women told the Guardian that they have obtained similar calls from Taliban officials asking them to suggest male relatives.
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2 months ago