Barbara Kingsolver

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The Guardian view on older artists: bridging history and personal life | Editorial
Editorial: Their new works may be their last, but the contribution of these maestros are still making is invaluable to our world view


28, Apr, 2023 @5:25 PM

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

Yara Rodrigues Fowler, Hollie Richardson and Guardian readers

28, Apr, 2023 @4:37 PM

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Three debut novels compete among Women’s prize for fiction shortlist
First-time novelists are joined by two former winners on the diverse list, as the six ‘ambitious and hard-hitting’ contenders are revealed

Sarah Shaffi

26, Apr, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Stormzy and Tracey Emin join Hay festival 2023 lineup
The UK’s best-known literary festival has a new CEO and promises ‘11 days of different’ as it unveils its full lineup featuring Richard Osman, Dua Lipa, Margaret Atwood and more

Sarah Shaffi

14, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver review – Dickens updated
This powerful reimagining of David Copperfield follows one boy’s struggle to survive amid America’s opioid crisis

Elizabeth Lowry

10, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Barbara Kingsolver: ‘Middlemarch is about everything, for every person, at every age’
The novelist on taking lessons from Doris Lessing, being inspired by John Steinbeck and why she can no longer read JD Salinger

Barbara Kingsolver

21, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver review – Appalachian saga in the spirit of Dickens
The novelist’s take on David Copperfield is a bold, heartbreakingly evocative tale rooted in America’s opioids crisis

Hephzibah Anderson

16, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Poetry book of the month: How to Fly by Barbara Kingsolver – review
The novelist teaches lessons in miniature in this deft and entertaining collection

Kate Kellaway

04, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Top 10 novels about unconventional families | Ingrid Persaud
Trinidadian novelist Ingrid Persaud chooses books in which people attach themselves to ‘a something’ that might ease their loneliness

Ingrid Persaud

15, Apr, 2020 @9:30 AM

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Thomas Keneally: ‘Does anyone write a good book at 83? Well, I think I have’’
The Australian novelist on crying over a Dickens biography, laughing at Kathy Lette and the classic he is ashamed not to have read

Thomas Keneally

06, Dec, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver review – a tale of two Americas
From Darwin’s discoveries to the Trump era, a house in New Jersey is at the centre of this time-shifting study of social change

Kate Clanchy

24, Oct, 2018 @7:59 AM

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Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver review – a powerful lament for the American dream
A crumbling house is a solid foundation for this striking, time-shifting tale of a nation adrift

Benjamin Evans

14, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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