05 May 2003
Back in the 1970s, an academic fan intent on getting an interview tracked Don DeLillo to Greece. The reclusive novelist...
Lost on the island of forgetting. John Dugdale on a remarkable novel that has already been acclaimed in America as "the first great book of the new century"
03 June 2002
What, another imagined autobiography of a real 19th-century Australian criminal? It takes startling self-confidence to...
29 October 2001
Perhaps the realisation occurs as early as the fourth story, "Reunion", depicting a chance encounter in New York...
08 January 2001
In his fiction of the 1990s, John le Carre moved away from the European chessboard of his cold war work, seemingly...
03 April 2000
British sport can offer nobody to match the basketball star Michael Jordan, either in terms of his overall career...
15 November 1999
In his 20 years at the top of the television industry, from 1977 to 1997, Michael Grade had an outstanding creative...
Women urinating on the street in the small hours: the mark of a Britain in crisis, or the ultimate bonding experience?