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The Way to the Spring by Ben Ehrenreich (Granta, £14.99)

In 2011, Palestinians living in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh defied the Israeli occupation through weekly acts of civil disobedience. It was then that Nariman Tamimi—a wife, mother, sister and activist—was arrested for the second time. “They wanted to silence me,” she says, “which meant that what I was doing was important.” Nariman’s is just one of many brutally honest testimonials from Ben Ehrenreich’s first non-fiction book The Way to the Spring.

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