The Catholics by Roy Hattersley starts with the news his father was a Catholic priest.
From doping at the 1936 Olympic Games to giving soldiers methamphetamine, two new books reveal the drugs that fuelled the Third Reich.
The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses the value of risk, the challenge of proportion, and the role of builders in contemporary thought.
And who will he even play?
The Goldsmiths Prize shortlisted author discusses reading for pleasure, the sexuality of older women, and the importance of diversifying literary awards.
The Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sellout on satire, offence and why Donald Trump is “like a dick pic” that can’t be deleted.
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.
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