The Tianjin Binhai Library, designed by Dutch architectural firm MVRDV to resemble the human eye. Picture: AFP

2017’s best books: big-name writers returned to spotlight, and Liu Xiaobo’s untimely death casts a shadow

This year saw long-awaited new works of fiction from veterans Arundhati Roy, Salman Rushdie and Philip Pullman, and Kazuo Ishiguro picked up the Nobel Prize in Literature; two Asian writers penned our best novels of 2017

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The Tianjin Binhai Library, designed by Dutch architectural firm MVRDV to resemble the human eye. Picture: AFP
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