David Mitchell

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Future Library opens secret archive of unseen texts in Oslo
David Mitchell, Sjón, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Karl Ove Knausgård join inaugural celebration of project housing works that will remain unseen until 2114

Rosie Goldsmith

14, Jun, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Top 10 world-spanning novels | CA Davids
Writers from David Mitchell to Graham Greene and Rachel Kushner tell stories that seek out interconnectedness, testing and pulling at the idea of nationhood

CA Davids

02, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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David Mitchell: ‘If I need cheering up, Jamie Oliver’s recipes usually help’
The novelist on mind-expanding Ursula K Le Guin, reading Joyce’s Ulysses during lockdown and taking comfort in cookbooks

David Mitchell

04, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Reason I Jump review – an empathic study of nonverbal autism
Documentary inspired by Japanese teenager’s bestselling book takes us into the world of young neurodivergent people across the world

Peter Bradshaw

16, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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David Mitchell: ‘The world still thinks autistic people don’t do emotions’
The writer on how translating The Reason I Jump for his non-verbal autistic son was a lifesaver and his excitement at seeing the new Matrix film he co-wrote

Michael Hogan

06, Jun, 2021 @8:30 AM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Richard Osman, International Booker nominees and more
Here are some outstanding new paperbacks for May, including Osman’s bestselling crime caper, Adam Buxton’s memoir and a fascinating study of eels

07, May, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell review – endless prog rock noodling
The acclaimed author of Cloud Atlas hits a bum note with this hackneyed story of a band in the late 1960s

Alex Preston

19, Jul, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell review – a musical journey
This portrait of a 60s band on the rise conveys the spirit of the age with gleeful energy

Sarah Perry

10, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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David Mitchell: 'I think most writers have a deep-seated envy of musicians'
The bestselling author’s new novel Utopia Avenue dives into London’s 60s music scene. He talks about writing cameos for Bowie and Zappa, world-building and not repeating his greatest hits

Alex Clark

03, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 books about Tokyo | Nick Bradley
From quiet stories of domestic life to accounts of horrific crime, these books introduce the reader to a vast, almost unknowable city

Nick Bradley

10, Jun, 2020 @11:10 AM

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Our House Is on Fire by Greta Thunberg et al review – a family and planet in crisis
A courageous family account of Greta Thunberg’s Asperger’s diagnosis becomes a must-read ecological message of hope

David Mitchell

04, Mar, 2020 @7:30 AM

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David Mitchell announces Utopia Avenue, his first novel in five years
Due out next summer, the novel will explore the power of music, following the career of the eponymous psychedelic band

Alison Flood

26, Sep, 2019 @10:42 AM

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