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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The literary origins of Cinderella

Cinderella's long history before entering the cinema

Reviewed: The Letters of Ivor Punch

Ellen Ridsdale reviews the debut novel of acclaimed Scottish musician Colin MacIntyre

Nigerian history: a gaping wound in our consciousness?

Written by a true African Millenial

Dickensian London is a long, long way from Discworld

Sarah Berman reviews 'Dodger' the latest fictional offering from Terry Pratchett, which wallows in the grimy history of nineteenth century London.

Why Roald Dahl still matters

“Ow, Fuck” Those were the parting words of perhaps the finest children’s author of the last century, as he received the lethal dose of morphine...

A fine slice of Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie could not have chosen a more apt title for her third novel

J.K. Rowling takes her detective novels to darker places

The third instalment of J.K. Rowling’s series, published under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith, reunites the reader with the war veteran turned private detective,...

An interview with Ursula K. Le Guin

Hailed in 2016 as “America’s greatest living science fiction writer” by The New York Times no less, and officially declared a “living legend” by...

The Critics: Sidereal

Sidereal Rachel Boast Picador £8.99 Sidereal: ‘Of or pertaining to the stars.’ Sidereal, however, is a bit more terrestrial than its title might suggest. It probably isn’t necessary...

A conversation with Anthony Horowitz

"I always say there’s only one difference between an unsuccessful writer and a successful writer, and it’s that the unsuccessful writer stops."