Ian McEwan

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James McAvoy opens up about his ‘slight’ issue with British writers
The actor, now starring in His Dark Materials, says his confidence plunged when Ian McEwan and Zadie Smith questioned his casting in previous roles

Vanessa Thorpe

11, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in October
Authors, critics and Guardian readers discuss the titles they have read over the last month. Join the conversation in the comments

Rebecca May Johnson, Catherine Taylor and Guardian readers

26, Oct, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Ian McEwan: ‘The perfect novella is always just out of my reach’
The Atonement author answers your questions on why he continues to write to what he would do if he wasn’t a novelist

Guardian readers

16, Sep, 2022 @4:08 PM

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Lessons by Ian McEwan review – life-and-times epic of a feckless boomer
McEwan takes aim at the postwar generation in this old-fashioned but generous and humane portrait of individual indecision against the backdrop of history

Beejay Silcox

07, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Lessons by Ian McEwan review – this boy’s life
The novelist’s attempt to capture a man’s existence over eight decades of personal and global change makes you long for the more melodramatic turns of his other books

Anthony Cummins

05, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ian McEwan on ageing, legacy and the attack on his friend Salman Rushdie: ‘It’s beyond the edge of human cruelty’
The author’s new novel explores how global events shape individual lives – but nothing prepared him for this ‘dark moment’

Lisa Allardice

03, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Send us your questions for Ian McEwan
Got something to ask the author? Send it our way and we’ll put it to him

Guardian community team

03, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Seven big-hitter books for autumn 2022, from Maggie O’Farrell to Cormac McCarthy
It’s going to be a vintage autumn for fiction, with new novels from some of our finest writers. Here’s our essential guide

Alex Preston

21, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Booker longlist is thoughtfully curated and gives Alan Garner overdue recognition
Form is a preoccupation of the 13-strong selection, which highlights books from small presses in favour of work from more famous names

Justine Jordan

26, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Ian McEwan’s ‘most epic book to date’ to be published in September
The Booker prize-winning author’s new novel Lessons is ‘a powerful meditation on history and humanity told through the prism of one man’s lifetime’

Alison Flood

19, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Jane Smiley: 'I couldn't finish Philip Roth's American Pastoral. I tossed it'
The Pulitzer winner on her love of Trollope, her passion for cooking and the Ian McEwan novel she feels is overrated

Jane Smiley

05, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Roger Clark obituary
Other Lives: Lecturer on literature and film who wrote guides to the work of Ian McEwan and Guillermo del Toro

Gweno Williams

03, Feb, 2021 @10:39 AM

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