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The world's best Catholics?

Derek Scally: The best Catholics in the World. The Irish, the Church and the End of a Special Relationship

CANADA: With the discovery of children's graves in Canada, the Canadians are arguably challenging the Irish being seen as "the world's best Catholics". Children from First Nations were outright stolen, imprisoned in isolation, forced into a foreign culture, a foreign language, subjected to sexual abuse and general neglect.

United States of America?

Slavenka Drakulic: Café Europa Revisited

pandemic: How coordinated or in solidarity is Europe really?

The whole world is overwintering in our time

Katherine May: Wintering – The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times

SELF-HELP: With Wintering, Katherine May has projected an alluring, essayistic self-help book on the art of overwintering.

A manifesto for democracy and human rights

Joshua Wong and Jason Y.Ng: Unfree Speech: The Threat to Global Democracy and Why We Must Act, Now

REBEL: Joshua Wong started a protest movement against the Chinese authorities, but was refused to stand for election in Hong Kong.

What would Machiavelli do?

Kishore Mahbubani: Has the West Lost It? A Provocation

: China and India sail up as the new superpowers, and the West must find a new foothold in a reshuffled world

Espionage's personal costs

Javier Marias: Berta Island

: Javier Marías' writing has a strong anti-authorial nerve that is subtle and without illusions.

Taken by the stream

Marc Ellsberg: Blackout. Tomorrow Will Be Too Late

: Marc Elsberg's frightening bestseller about how e-terrorism can govern a society is now available in English.