Isn’t Christmas a magical time? A time for loving and giving. A time for stuffing our faces and making merry late into the night.
It is also, for many of us, a time to leave the warm echo chamber of our daily lives where almost everyone we know thinks the same way we do, and thrust ourselves into a world of bloody-minded stepdads, old-fashioned aunts and cousins with a propensity for internet conspiracy theories.
If this rings a bell, you’re going to need some help. From immigration to gender equality, Brexit to climate change, here are eleven books to help prepare for any argument that could break out this Christmas.