Wilson Pickett has a strong claim to being the greatest purveyor of Pentecostal-style vocal pyrotechnics on the pop scene.
When Pankaj Mishra describes a “postmodern collage rather than a coherent doctrine”, he inadvertently summarises his own book.
Auster’s epic new novel of immigration, politics and consciousness has a protagonist with four alternative lives.
Serhii Plokhy’s The Man with the Poison Gun is a gripping, remarkable Cold War spy story.
The prize for “fiction at its most novel” announces its 2017 judging panel.
Michael Rosen's account of Zola's year of exile sheds light on the great author's public heroism and personal failings.
On Friday the Thirteenth, 13 years since the film adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s series (of 13 books) was released, eight episodes dropped on Netflix. How did we get here?
April Ayers Lawson’s debut collection is both forensic and mysterious.
Laurence Rees has probably interviewed more people who lived through the Holocaust than anybody else.
Alan Ereira's new The Nine Lives of John Ogilby tells the story of a remarkable book – and its remarkable creator.
Part political chronicle, part emotional narrative, Sheila Rowbotham’s Rebel Crossings brings hidden stories into detailed, sympathetic view.
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