Our bumper 200th birthday issue is double the usual size. Highlights include Sarah Turvey on the importance of prison reading groups; a chapter from Hermione Lee‘s recent biography of Tom Stoppard; Salena Godden on Zora Neale Hurston; Michael Palin, Sigrid Rausing and Marina Salandy-Brown reflect on Lockdown; Paul Mendez and Francesca Wade take us on a tour of Queer Bloomsbury; Sian Cain interviews the RSL’s new Chair Daljit Nagra and Melanie Abrahams discusses the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement.