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Book Review: An Anthropologist on Mars

By Thomas Smallbone Oliver Sacks’ An Anthropologist on Mars (AAM) is a book that follows seven individuals with neurological conditions. The book explores the narratives of the individuals themselves and of their condition more broadly. It oscillates between explanations of the neurology of conditions and stories of individuals, in a …

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Coronavirus: The Great (Un)Equaliser

By Mursal Rahimi Surrounded by rose petals in her bathtub in a £6 million Lisbon mansion where she has been self-isolating, Madonna proclaims that COVID-19 is the great equaliser. In a now-deleted video she posted to her Instagram account she said: “What’s wonderful about it, is that it’s made us …

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