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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

An interview with novelist Jodi Picoult

The Saint talks to Jodi Picoult about writing, politics and her advice for students.

New interiors for Zadie Smith

NW, by Zadie Smith 304 pages Hamish Hamilton NW, by Zadie Smith, had the luxury of a guaranteed readership. Previous novels by Smith, White Teeth, The Autograph...

How to be a Slam Poet

I was sitting on the library toilet the other day when my gaze was caught by the ‘Stanza poetry festival’ poster. It got me...

The Critics: Blue Nights

Joan Didion Knopf £14.99 Within twenty months, Joan Didion lost both her husband John and her daughter Quintana. These unexpected and devastating losses prompted two memoirs: The...

T.S. Eliot was never young: Robert Crawford on the celebrated poet

Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 1888 - January 1965)

The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan: Review

A collection of inspirational short stories

Revisiting the future: How I Live Now

Critically acclaimed and internationally recognised, How I Live Now, is a narrative exploration of a romantic affair that becomes a victim to circumstance in the...

Man Booker Prize 2012: the candidates

The winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012 will be announced tomorrow evening. Tamar Ziff runs through the candidates for the annual literature prize. Who do you think is going to be awarded the paperback crown?

A Valentine’s Day reading list

14th February. For some of us, this is a day of love and for soppy collages with your partner plastered all over social media....

My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You: Review

Set amidst the desperation of the First World War, this is probably is one of the most captivating stories of war I have read since Faulks’ Birdsong.