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09 September 2002
Rick Moody, author most famously of The Ice Storm, is the latest novelist to write a memoir about depression. He...
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12 August 2002
The time is the early 1960s, the setting the comfortable English suburbs. Alan and Patsy Hopkins are the envy of their...
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10 June 2002
The pen-name Barbara Vine has allowed Ruth Rendell to escape the strictures of the detective novel and concentrate on...
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29 April 2002
For more than a decade, Scottish fiction writers have generally proved themselves more innovative and powerful as...
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08 January 2001
"I wrote this book to try to understand my mother better," explains Margaret Drabble in the afterword to The Peppered...
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20 November 2000
This follow-up to the Kentucky-born Barbara Kingsolver's acclaimed family epic, The Poisonwood Bible, at first appears...