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'One young monk ... set himself on fire in 2009, declaring on his deathbed: "I don’t regret what I did. I did it for the sake of all Tibetans and sentient beings."'
Rana Mitter traces the modern history of Tibet.
Patricia T O'Conner on E J White's 'You Talkin' To Me? The Unruly History of New York English'.
Candia McWilliam on @lachlangoudie's 'The Story of Scottish Art'.