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Issue 51 of Strong Words – out now – is full of recommendations and features about great new books, guaranteed to play havoc with both your reading budget and your opinions about everything.


  • Plus! A magnificent investigation into our fascination with precious stones
  • Plus! Ten new novels that must not be missed
  • Plus! The first foreign journalist to write about the Calabrian mafia – the 'Ndrangheta – from within Calabria
  • Plus! The world's only drag queen farmer

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