Barbara Kingsolver

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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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Barbara Kingsolver: ‘It feels as though we’re living through the end of the world'
The author of The Poisonwood Bible is back with an ambitious novel charting the US in breakdown. She talks about the environment, victim-blaming – and being a hillbilly

Lidija Haas

08, Oct, 2018 @5:59 AM

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Book clinic: which modern novelists could rekindle my love of fiction?
From Barbara Kingsolver to Julian Barnes, our expert picks the best storytellers for someone who has given up novels for gardening

Alex Clark

29, Jul, 2018 @10:47 AM

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Top 10 books about self-reinvention
From Kate Atkinson to Margaret Atwood and Gail Honeyman, here are some of the best stories of radical renewal

Liese O'Halloran Schwarz

11, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Book clinic: recommended literary page-turners
This week, our expert suggests a selection of books to rekindle the joy of reading in even the most battle-hardened litterateur

Nicci Gerrard

04, Feb, 2018 @12:00 PM

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