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Ocean Vuong: ‘I don’t believe a writer should just keep writing as long as they’re alive’
The award-winning poet and author on bringing his career to a meaningful end, processing the death of his mother via verse, and his love of mixed martial arts

Kadish Morris

03, Jun, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Utah school district that banned Bible considers removing Book of Mormon
Davis school district says it will assess text after complaint for ‘pornographic or indecent materials’ under law passed last year

Oliver Milman

03, Jun, 2023 @3:22 PM

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Brandon Taylor: ‘Writing is the most fun I’m capable of having’
The American author talks about growing up queer in a family of ‘wolves’, poverty and class in the US, and the 19th-century writers who inspired his latest novel

Alex Needham

03, Jun, 2023 @10:00 AM

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All the rage: the rise of the menopause novel
Self-help shelves are filled with guides to surviving midlife, but where is the fiction? Lisa Allardice talks to Marian Keyes, Joanne Harris and others about ‘hot-flush lit’

Lisa Allardice

03, Jun, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Mater 2-10 by Hwang Sok-yong review – a masterpiece of Korean history
This epic political novel traces the country from Japanese occupation through partition, as experienced by a family of railway workers

Maya Jaggi

03, Jun, 2023 @6:30 AM

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‘If the plane breaks down, it’s just you’: the pressure and awakening of one city GP in the outback
Dr Sonia Henry was looking to escape her Sydney life when she signed up to work in remote hospitals. What she encountered was amazing beauty – and terrible suffering

Neha Kale

02, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Sad Girl Novel author Pip Finkemeyer on critiquing sad girl novels: ‘It has to have a heart’
The Melbourne author’s debut tackles the books industry and the rise of a now-ubiquitous genre – staying one step ahead of the reader along the way

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

02, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Author Ama Ata Aidoo, ‘an inspiration to feminists everywhere’, dies aged 81
The Ghanaian playwright and novelist, who also served as her country’s education minister, focused on the modern African woman

Sarah Shaffi

02, Jun, 2023 @1:34 PM

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Caster Semenya to publish ‘unflinching’ memoir with Stormzy’s #Merky Books
In The Race to Be Myself, the Olympian athlete will detail her battle for permission to compete as a woman with hyperandrogenism

Sarah Shaffi

02, Jun, 2023 @12:52 PM

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Trespasses by Louise Kennedy audiobook review – love across the sectarian divide
Actor Bríd Brennan narrates this debut novel about a dangerous love affair between an Irish Catholic teacher and a Protestant lawyer

Fiona Sturges

02, Jun, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Fancy Bear Goes Phishing by Scott J Shapiro – hacking for beginners
A fascinating history of cybercrime, from teenage pioneers to international bot armies

Dorian Lynskey

02, Jun, 2023 @8:00 AM

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The Happy Couple by Naoise Dolan review – sharp-eyed follow-up to Exciting Times
Marriage is a dare and coupledom is complicated in this perceptive take on modern love

Rebecca Liu

02, Jun, 2023 @6:30 AM

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