In her latest work, Fiona Sampson’s verse is alive to musicality.
The formality and reticence of Zayn: The Official Autobiography – which doesn’t once mention his former One Direction bandmates by name – jars with the singer’s handwritten lyrics and online presence.
Astrid Lindgren's diaries reveal how Pippi's creator lived happily during the war – but was ascerbic about Britain's conduct.
Entanglement unravels the knotty story of the hair trade, from the 19th century to the wigs of today's Orthodox Haredi.
Is Autumn spoiled by Smith's love of the quick return and reliance on satirical fruit not so much low-hanging as fallen and rotting? It depends on the reader.
A new outpouring of books show masculinity isn’t in crisis, human beings are.
Richard J Evans’s sweeping history of 19th-century Europe, The Pursuit of Power, has much to offer in our current moment.
Xenophobia does not usually lead to Srebrenica. But it can do.
Labour held three separate inquiries into anti-Semitism within its ranks during the first part of 2016. A new book by Dave Rich investigates how we got to this point.
Safran Foer is as known for his character as for his works. What a shame, when Here I Am is such a mature, multilayered novel.
The 2016 Man Booker Prize goes to caustic American race satire The Sellout.
No country has ever left the EU before, so there's no map for where we're going.
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