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Writing with punch analyses the work of modern writers engaging with the biggest issues of our time.

This is your chance to discover what leading writers Miranda France, Michael Rosen, Lionel Shriver, Anthony Cummins, Emran Mian and Diane Roberts say on:

  • Can fiction lead the fight back?
  • What Latin American authors can teach us about Trump
  • The rise of migrant literature
  • What does it mean to be a man?
  • Harper Lee and the battle for equality
  • Being an author in an increasingly PC world

New content added—”The motherhood trap”

Why are so many young, successful women conflicted about having children? Will becoming a mother change the way their colleagues look at them? And are they prepared for the life-changing love that children demand? Novelists and thinkers are digging into these issues like never before, says Stephanie Boland in a wide-ranging and sensitive essay about the motherhood trap.

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