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Contributors the exclamation mark! By Florence Hazrat p. 52 Society Why we need a more radical view of the countryside By Fiona Sampson p. 56 Television Nathan Fielder's exploits in the black comedy of reality By Ralph Jones p. 60 Literature Reading Joseph Roth in post-Brexit Britain By Christopher Shrimpton

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p. 64 Reviews Briley Lewis on the Milky Way; Zoe Holman on diaspora voices; Tim Brinkhof on Harvard's failed intellectual experiment; Rahila Gupta on dangerous love in India; Andrew Mueller on a life lived online; Lucy Popescu on Kamila Shamsie's latest novel

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p. 51 Zakia Carpenter-Hall p. 55 Viacheslav Kupriyanov p. 59 James Harpur p. 63 Erkut Tokman

Samira Ahmed is a journalist and broadcaster who presents Front Row and Newswatch for the BBC

Alison Bashford is laureate professor of history at the University of New South Wales, Australia

Tim Brinkhof is a Dutch journalist and researcher based in the US

Marcus Chown is the author of many books on science. His latest is Breakthrough (Faber & Faber)

Andrew Copson is the chief executive of Humanists UK

Peter Forbes writes mainly on biology, medicine and all things nano

Rahila Gupta is a writer and campaigner

Florence Hazrat is the author of An Admirable Point: A Brief History of the Exclamation Mark! (Profile)

Dominic Hinde is a journalist specialising in northern Europe, and a lecturer in media at the University of Glasgow

Zoe Holman is an Australian researcher and writer currently based in Greece

Ralph Jones is a freelance writer, journalist and comedy performer

Isabella Kaminski is a freelance journalist specialising in the environment and climate change

Briley Lewis is a writer and PhD candidate at the University of California, studying astronomy and astrophysics

Chris Maslanka is the author of several puzzle books

Andrew Mueller is the author of I Wouldn’t Start from Here: A Misguided Tour of the Early 21st Century (Portobello)

J. P. O'Malley is a literary critic and interviewer

Jay Owens is author of Dust: A History and a Future of Environmental Disaster (Hodder & Stoughton, out in 2023)

Lucy Popescu is editor of the anthology A Country to Call Home (Unbound) and a literary critic

Michael Rosen is a poet and broadcaster. His latest book is Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS (Ebury)

Minoli Salgado is an academic and writer, whose latest book is Twelve Cries from Home: In Search of Sri Lanka's Disappeared (Repeater)

Fiona Sampson is an award-winning poet and author, and poetry editor of New Humanist

Christopher Shrimpton is a writer and editor based in London

Laurie Taylor is president of the Rationalist Association and the presenter of Thinking Allowed on BBC Radio 4

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