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2014/09/29 06:12
2014/09/29 06:12
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David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks has become one of the talking points of the literary year, and not just because this widely-tipped novel somehow didn’t make it on to the Booker shortlist. One of the...
2014/09/29 06:12
2014/09/29 06:12
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2014/09/22 12:13
2014/09/22 12:13
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Make your mind up, Tim: is Hilary a criminal in need of arrest, or a victim of mental illness in need of a talking cure? As it happens she hasn’t admitted to fantasising about killing anybody —except...
2014/09/22 04:26
2014/09/22 04:26
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Amis is a satiric vivisectionist with a cool eye and an unwavering scalpel.Credit Illustration by Chang Park / Reference: David Levenson / Getty When Theodor Adorno declared, in 1949, that “to write...
2014/09/21 11:21
2014/09/21 11:21
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Ian McEwan's bitter ex wife and why her story is even more emotionally fraught than his novels Critically-acclaimed author Ian McEwan and first wife Penny married in 1982 Their first son was born...
2014/09/21 08:09
2014/09/21 08:09
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... seems to tick a lot of the boxes for Harry,” says Junor. “She’s bohemian, she’s talented, she’s bright, she’s independent, she’s confident, she’s good fun, and she loves to party. She comes...
2014/09/20 00:49
2014/09/20 00:49
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Martin Amis: ‘How can one claim to be human without looking at what we have done?’ Martin Amis is a deeply moral writer with a Swiftian vigour. In his latest novel, ‘The Zone of Interest’, he returns...
2014/09/19 13:55
2014/09/19 13:55
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Robert Hughes, Germaine Greer, Barry Humphries and Clive James fall in TV's 20/20 hindsight. Robert Hughes, Germaine Greer, Barry Humphries and Clive James: if they were young guns today, they would...
2014/09/18 17:09
2014/09/18 17:09
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Or it would be; were it not for the fact that these ghastly horrors are played by the most beautiful bunch of actors on the planet, and the world that they inhabit is hallowed with a deathly glamour....
2014/09/18 08:35
2014/09/18 08:35
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... spent my whole life playing it safe," whines Judd Altman (Jason Bateman), the middle-class milquetoast at the center of This Is Where I Leave You. Yes, well, so has director Shawn Levy, but on...
2014/09/17 23:39
2014/09/17 23:39
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Martin Amis' 'Zone Of Interest' Is An Electrically Powerful Holocaust Novel When I picked up Martin Amis' new novel, The Zone of Interest, it felt as though I had touched a third rail, so powerful...
2014/09/17 01:24
2014/09/17 01:24
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People pass some 'Yes' graffiti on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland September 16, 2014. The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or...
2014/09/15 14:24
2014/09/15 14:24
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Faber & Faber, 352pp, £14.99 In Patrick Marber’s 1997 play Closer, a doctor verbally assaults a novelist with what feels, in that moment, to be the most withering of put-downs: “You writer!” Those...
2014/09/15 11:55
2014/09/15 11:55
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The late cancellation of Nobel laureate V.S. Naipaul from next month's Ubud Writers and Readers Festival has exposed the fierce competition and delicate negotiations behind the flourishing...
2014/09/12 18:16
2014/09/12 18:16
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Six separate but interrelated storylines — moving through past, present and future — make up David Mitchell’s new novel, writes Stephen Jewell David Mitchell draws on his past for the details of his...
2014/09/12 18:09
2014/09/12 18:09
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A mannequin leans against the wall of ISIS's former headquarters in Sulaiman Pek, Iraq. (Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters) In his 2008 book Blood and Rage: A Cultural History of Terrorism, the historian...
2014/09/12 12:12
2014/09/12 12:12
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The American novels that should have won the Booker prize This week the Man Booker 2014 shortlist included American titles for the first time. We asked writers and critics, including Martin Amis,...
2014/09/11 17:00
2014/09/11 17:00
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The Texas Book Festival has announced more than 275 authors are heading to the event this fall -- the largest lineup in the festival's 19-year history. The full lineup for the Oct. 25-26 event in...
2014/09/11 14:24
2014/09/11 14:24
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Perry, whose celebrated Reith Lectures for BBC Radio 4 last year helped redefine the appreciation and understanding of contemporary art, will be joined by friends and supporters, as well as regular NS...
2014/09/10 19:49
2014/09/10 19:49
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Mountains to Sea DLR Book Festival: Our pick of the best What to check out at the book festival this weekend in Dún Laoghaire Dún Laoghaire and its new library will be hosting this weekend’s...
2014/09/09 14:46
2014/09/09 14:46
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Writer Richard Flanagan. Photo: Luis Enrique Ascui Richard Flanagan is the only Australian writer on the longlist for the Man Booker Prize, which has this year been opened up to writers of any...
2014/09/29 06:12
2014/09/29 06:12
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