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Are women drawn to imagining other lives because their own are still so constrained?
What appears the most simple, the work of Lydia Davis tells us, is the most profound.
Pullman’s political and social worlds echo ours in the thrilling second volume of The Book of Dust.
The novelist explains how Trump’s America shaped her bestselling sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale.
A novel that makes the reader reflect upon how much anyone ever knows about a family, about the truth of any relationship.
While there’s nothing wrong with the tale of a summer romance, it feels as if Nicholls is playing it safe.
Hempel is already a star in the US, but her fame hasn’t quite reached across the Atlantic yet
At 92, the acclaimed childrens author Judith Kerr seems as vital as anyone half her age. (This interview was originally published in 2016.)
The author of American Psycho is back on the publicity trail, courting controversy and selling his “vision”. But what – if anything – does he really believe in?
This is a startling and memorable book, charting invisible and vanishing worlds.
It is the Scottish author’s sense of overriding hopefulness that qualifies her to speak for us.