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Issue 1290 - OK Commuter

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Busier than Southern Rail’s complaints department, Liam Neeson is back with runaway train thriller The Commuter. Remaining firmly on the Takenbranchline. We get our travel-pass out and elbow our way on board

Also this week

* In Letter to My Younger Self, veteran rapper Chuck D remembers hearing his first rap record and telling his younger self to “be careful what you ask for”
* Oscar-winning Irish folk singer Glen Hansard has hit the heights of showbiz but is still driven by the lows of homelessness – and his outrage compelled him to occupy a derelict Dublin building
* The Big Issue Platform – a spell inside inspires a reassessment of society’s bizarre values and one reader has some ideas about filling up under-used university accommodation
* Writes of spring: we preview this year’s best book releases

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