Books
29 November 2004
More than 50 years ago in these pages, V S Pritchett called Arthur Hugh Clough the "poet of tourism". A nice phrase:...
Books
09 August 2004
At the heart of this collection of stories are two or three lengthy accounts of what Orwell complained of in his essay...
World Affairs
17 November 2003
Every morning at the beginning of school, we stood up and said the Pledge of Allegiance. I lived then in Austin, Texas...
Books
14 July 2003
Aleksandar Hemon's first novel, Nowhere Man, examines the duplicity inevitable in being a foreigner. Its hero, Jozef...
Books
05 May 2003
A boy who grows up reading Hemingway turns to Updike when he decides he is more likely to learn about girls at museums...
Books
17 March 2003
Caryl Phillips was born in St Kitts, raised in Leeds and educated at Oxford; he now divides his time between London and...
Books
24 February 2003
In A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers suspected himself of many sins: chiefly that of dishonesty,...

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