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02 August 2007
“Familylessness works,” asserts the academic and author John Sutherland, whose upbringing was fatherless and largely...
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19 July 2007
Talent can heighten the gifted's perception of the world, while simultaneously alienating them from it. This painful...
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05 July 2007
It is the techniques with which the Nobel Prize-winning German writer Günter Grass peels away at time - not simply...
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28 June 2007
Salma, a young Muslim asylum-seeker who flees to Britain from the threat of an honour killing, keeps looking up the...
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21 May 2007
In this intense debut novel, potatoes have turned into poison and a "hunger fur" is growing over human skin. It is...
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02 April 2007
Vendela Vida’s first book, Girls on the Verge, was a non-fiction study of young American women. Here, too, at the heart...
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05 March 2007
"Nada", "nothing", is the pervading force in Carmen Laforet's loosely autobiographical debut novel. First published in...
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13 February 2006
William Thornhill knows "how a man might fall in love with a piece of ground", how he might be driven to steal, lie and...

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