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Leo Robson is the lead fiction reviewer for the New Statesman.
The New Yorker journalist, who has died aged 86, was one of the greatest practitioners of her trade, as well as its most penetrating interrogator.
In a new collection of essays, the author reveals the difficulty of reconciling his belief in multiplicity and ambiguity with a kind of rational absolutism.
Blake Bailey’s new book on Philip Roth has been withdrawn by its US publisher after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against the biographer. Should the work be judged by the standards of the life?
David Fincher’s film provides a surprisingly thorough, if largely fictionalised, portrait of Hollywood in its early years as a political arena.
The writer on why the word “gaslighting” has lost all meaning, squirrels and her sixth novel, My Phantoms.
Her sly, rich novels do not seem tailor-made for cinema – but 100 years after her birth, Highsmith’s compelling characters are indelible on screen.
The Nobel winner’s cryptic new novel is the result of a decades-long rejection of “well-formed” fiction.
The analyst and writer's latest work, How to Live. What to Do., is a mix of case studies from his consulting room, personal reminiscence, and literary reference points.
The chronicler of American counterculture was tormented by neuroses – until she learned to turn them to her advantage.
The literary highlights of the year ahead, from family sagas to historical fiction.