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William Boyd: ‘The books world is much tougher now’
The author on his latest ‘whole-life’ novel, the brutal realities of modern publishing and the inspirational influence of Catch-22

Anthony Cummins

24, Sep, 2022 @5:00 PM

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I’ll always treasure my last meeting with Hilary Mantel | Alex Clark
A Guardian interview earlier this month with the late author of the Wolf Hall trilogy was one to be forever grateful for, says its writer

Alex Clark

24, Sep, 2022 @3:07 PM

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‘Everyone’s got a book in them’: boom in memoir industry as ordinary people record their stories
Companies providing ghostwritten autobiographies for people wanting to share histories have seen surge in trade since Covid

David Barnett

24, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Elizabeth Strout: ‘There’s a quiet rumbling of violence in America. Is it going to expand and explode?’
The Booker-shortlisted author on the enduring popularity of Olive Kitteridge, cancel culture and why she couldn’t avoid US politics in her latest Lucy Barton novel

Lisa Allardice

24, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Fingers Crossed by Miki Berenyi review – trauma, stage-dives and stardom
From a difficult childhood to the absurdities of pop celebrity, the Lush singer’s story breaks the mould of music memoir

Fiona Sturges

24, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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The Long Alliance review: sure guide to Biden and Obama’s imperfect union
Gabriel Debenedetti masters the crosscurrents of the Democratic party as well as relations between two presidents

Lloyd Green

24, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Dame Hilary Mantel obituary
Double Booker prize-winning author best known for her Wolf Hall trilogy based on the life of Thomas Cromwell

Lisa Allardice

23, Sep, 2022 @7:08 PM

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Hilary Mantel: her 10 greatest books
Though she was best known for her Wolf Hall triology, the late author’s sparkling oeuvre encompassed essays and memoir as well as novels

Claire Armitstead

23, Sep, 2022 @4:16 PM

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How Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy turned Thomas Cromwell from villain to hero
The Booker winner brought fierce intellectual rigour to her reimagining of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn’s story

John Mullan

23, Sep, 2022 @4:03 PM

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‘The pen is in our hands. A happy ending is ours to write’: Hilary Mantel in her own words
The Booker prize-winning author of the Wolf Hall trilogy has died aged 70. Here are some of her best quotes on writing, illness, the monarchy and more

Katy Guest

23, Sep, 2022 @12:58 PM

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‘We’ve lost a genius’: authors and politicians pay tribute to Hilary Mantel
From JK Rowling to Nicola Sturgeon, world laments death of Booker prize-winning author

Miranda Bryant

23, Sep, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70
‘She saw and felt things us ordinary mortals missed,’ her agent says of Booker prize-winning author who died on Thursday

Lucy Knight

23, Sep, 2022 @11:29 AM

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