Books
14 February 2008
This is a book of startling differences: the beauty of the Yorkshire Moors contrasted with the ugliness of Sam Marsdyke...
Books
14 February 2008
First came the synonym-loving Alex in Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything Is Illuminated, and now there is the equally...
Books
27 September 2007
Few of us think that Colgate toothpaste makes us “more dynamic in social situations”. Fewer still conclude that a...
Culture
26 March 2007
It’s odd to learn that as sparse a prose stylist as Paul Auster believes his poetry could be the best work he has ever...
Books
26 June 2006
Kenneth Newport begins his study in pugilistic mode, levelling charges of gross exaggeration against almost all...