Interviews

Interviews

  • 27 October 2014

    YOU wonder if Tony Roper has taken a risk with his new autobiography; not that it's fit-to-burst full of tales of searing showbiz resentment from the sets of Naked Video or Rab C Nesbitt, of raucous adventures in theatre, or even headline-making stories of sexual conquests.

  • 17 October 2014

    In an eerie glade not far from Culloden, six tourists are picking their way across the mossy ground, the rain bouncing off their umbrellas like shrapnel, towards a rock which has been cleft in two.

  • 11 October 2014

    In the year of our Lord nineteen-hundred-and-thirty-five, the Earth took to the sky.

Comment & Debate

Comment & Debate

  • 15 October 2014

    Dylan Thomas was born on 27 October; here are ten books by other Welsh writers.

  • 11 October 2014

    NOT long after she moved into the medieval Tuscan rectory owned by her friend Penelope Jardine, Muriel Spark leaned out of her window and saw her companion toiling away below, clearing boulders from the wilderness of fruit trees and olives that surrounded the ramshackle house.

  • 10 October 2014

    'Ho, Diomed, well met!

  • 8 October 2014

    Ten novels that ought to have won...the Man Booker Prize

  • 3 October 2014

    Anyone who met Alastair Reid for the first time could probably have guessed he was a writer without being told.

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Reviews

Reviews

  • 25 October 2014

    In the beginning, there was no Ben Okri, and darkness moved upon the face of the waters.

  • 25 October 2014

    I think this safely qualifies as high-concept.

  • 25 October 2014

    The Monster's Wife by Kate Horsley (Barbican Press, £12.99)

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