The idea that everyone has a soulmate whom they are destined to love for ever is both implausible and cruel.
“When I got pregnant, I thought: I’ll never be lonely again”
A model for missing the point of biography.
Rachel Cooke is sickened but impressed by a portrait of murderers.
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