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13 December 2007
Richard Ford is the gentleman of American letters. Where his big-name contemporaries - Philip Roth, John Updike, Don...
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11 October 2007
America's aging population is a resource - hogging mass of obscenely healthy, overprescribed, golf-happy pension-...
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23 August 2007
For 25 years, William Gibson has maintained a mythic status among science-fiction readers, as a technological visionary...
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26 July 2007
When a skeleton is discovered in a lake outside Reykjavik, Inspector Erlendur is called in to investigate a far-...
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04 June 2007
Bougainville, a small island off Papua New Guinea, was ruined in the 1990s by a violent independence struggle. The...
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04 June 2007
Jack Middleton keeps reminding us of two things: first, that he was once England’s most promising composer; and second...