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Five literary trends of 2015

From Islamic State to adult colouring–the year in books

By Sameer Rahim  

Marlon James reacts after his book "A Brief History of Seven Killings" won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. London. ©REUTERS/Neil Hall TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Diversity Matters

In December, The Guardian asked writers and publishers to comment on cultural diversity—or rather the lack of it—in the literary world. Many contributors rightly pointed out that the industry is drawn from too small…

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