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Gwendoline Riley: 'I don’t like being given ...

The novelist and Geoffrey Faber Memorial prizewinner on ...
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The Existential Englishman by Michael Peppiatt ...

Boozing with Bacon, Dietrich at dinner, romance, gossip ...
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Stuart Turton on Widnes: ‘It’s famous for ...

Paul Simon had been so demoralised by the place he wrote ...
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'Poetry is the antidote': in fight against ...

Buoyed by social media, Urdu poetry is enjoying new ...
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Music Love Drugs War by Geraldine Quigley ...

A compassionate and humorous look at teenage kicks and ...
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Samuel Beckett rejected as unsuitable for the ...

Newly released papers show the committee chairman’s ...
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Your favourite independent bookshops: 'I want ...

Whether you like friendly staff or Bernard Black-types, ...
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Declutter! Get rid of ‘stuff’! But will it ...

The concept of decluttering is more than half a century ...
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Virtuoso by Yelena Moskovich review – ...

Female friendship is at the centre of this puzzling, ...
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‘She was a shining light in the world of ...

The author and critic Eileen Battersby, who died last ...
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‘It has made me want to live’: public ...

The Well of Loneliness was censored after a campaign by ...
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Comics and graphic novels of 2019: from ...

Hotly anticipated titles from stars such as Neil Gaiman ...
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The Orchid and the Dandelion by W Thomas Boyce ...

Are you sensitive or resilient? This study by a ...
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Top 10 Quakers in ...

From magnanimous Mrs Wilcox in Howards End to the ...
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Should we stop working? And the books of 2019 ...

On this week’s show, psychoanalyst Josh Cohen joins ...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda buys bookshop to save it ...

Hamilton creator has bought New York’s century-old ...
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Normal People: how Sally Rooney’s novel ...

Booksellers are keeping stashes behind counters, others ...
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JK Rowling's writing advice: be a ...

On her website, the Harry Potter author has listed ...
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Crashing author earnings 'threaten future of ...

Authors Guild survey finds writers’ incomes have ...
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Reading group: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett ...

Starting the year with some much-needed mirth, this ...
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Kafka’s Last Trial by Benjamin Balint – ...

Kafka’s dying request that his manuscripts be ...
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The Cut Out Girl by Bart van Es review – a ...

The author embarks on a personal journey in this account ...
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Costa first novel award winner recalls 'awful' ...

Stuart Turton’s The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle ...
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John Burningham ...

Children’s author and illustrator who enjoyed success ...
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What we gain from keeping books – and why ...

Tidying guru Marie Kondo advises us to ditch reading we ...
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Tips, links and suggestions: what are you ...

Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what ...
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Poem of the week: From Paradise Lost by John ...

The muscular blank verse of this great classic reveals a ...
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Hobo Mom by Charles Forsman and Max de ...

An absent mother returns to give family life another go ...
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Wild, controversial and free: Colette, a life ...

Promiscuous in art and love, an early adopter of ...
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The money, job, marriage myth: are you happy ...

The ‘success’ narrative is at the heart of our idea ...
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For the Good Times by David Keenan – ...

A jailed IRA foot soldier recalls the anarchy and farce ...
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Send us your questions for Angie ...

Got something you would like to ask the award-winning ...
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The Rite of Spring by Gillian Moore review – ...

The intriguing story of Stravinsky’s radical work is ...
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Emma Healey on Clapham Junction: ‘I felt ...

The novelist on south London gentrification and ...
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My Coney Island Baby by Billy O’Callaghan ...

An illicit meeting between long-term lovers makes for a ...
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Harry Potter and the explosion of Hogwarts’ ...

Twelve years after JK Rowling’s final book in the ...
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'Vanquished white male': Houellebecq's new ...

Enfant terrible awarded Légion d’honneur as ...
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'Vanquished white male': Houellebecq's new ...

Literature’s enfant terrible awarded Légion ...
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My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan ...

Sibling loyalty comes under pressure in a Lagos-set ...
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Pat Barker: ‘You could argue that time’s ...

The author of the Regeneration trilogy on Brexit, #MeToo ...
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Vertigo & Ghost by Fiona Benson review – ...

Poems of violence and motherhood, told through a brutal ...
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Back to work blues? What we can learn from ...

Our culture demonises those who don’t work – but ...
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Tom Gauld's build your own book for 2019 – ...

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Feminist Library saved from closure as ...

Redevelopment plans had threatened its future, but ...
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Mr Five Per Cent by Jonathan Conlin review – ...

The story of the buccaneering Calouste Gulbenkian, ...
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Golden Child by Claire Adam review – which ...

This debut novel about a missing twin in rural Trinidad ...
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From Cinderella to Patrick Melrose: the best ...

Tales that show we can start afresh are what we need at ...
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'The drought is over': mass expiration of US ...

Legislation in 1998 extended copyright by 20 years, so ...
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Tentacle by Rita Indiana review – a ...

From race and gender to queer politics and ecological ...
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The Insomnia Museum by Laurie Canciani review ...

This twisted portrait of austerity Britain features an ...
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Peterloo by Jacqueline Riding review – the ...

This gripping, magnificent account of the 1819 St ...
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Sebastian Barry on James Joyce's Eveline ...

Forty years after he first discovered it, Sebastian ...
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Poem of the week: Lavernock by Saunders ...

A hushed Welsh lyric reflects on the cyclical nature of ...
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Love, hate and hypocrisy: the best books about ...

Author Aminatta Forna recommends a canine history by ...
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