Interviews

Interviews

  • 13 April 2014

    'Sometimes I think it's a shame, when you're reading these horrific novels and then you find they're written by someone who knits and bakes cheesecakes.

  • 12 April 2014

    When Yiyun Li was five-and-a-half-years-old, in day care in Beijing, she was "a problematic kid", disliked by all the aunties, as the teachers were known.

  • 6 April 2014

    THERE are times when the great Irish writer Sebastian Barry, who has performed a sort of archaeological literary dig on his own family's secret history in a shelf-full of plays, poems and novels, asks himself what the hell he is doing.

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Reviews

Reviews

  • 20 April 2014

    BERLIN, among the great cities of the world, is the young adult searching for some sort of peace and redemption after a deeply troubling childhood.

  • 20 April 2014

    A good biographer, like a good detective, is a seeker of the truth.

  • 20 April 2014

    TransAtlantic by Colum McCann (Bloomsbury, £8.99)

  • 13 April 2014

    In the tradition of films and books where strangers are thrown together in a confined space, be it plane, ship or lift, Jake Wallis Simons corrals an assortment of humanity in a traffic jam and takes the reader into the stationary cars to introduce their increasingly frustrated occupants.

  • 12 April 2014

    This is a book about eagles because - well, because that is what Jim Crumley does.

  • 6 April 2014

    How To Create The Perfect Wife by Wendy Moore (Phoenix, £8.99)

  • 6 April 2014

    Set in post-war London, What Was Promised opens amid the whirling chaos of Columbia Road Market.

  • 5 April 2014

    TRUST

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