Blake Morrison

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Metamorphosis by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst review – books as therapy
A professor’s diagnosis of multiple sclerosis leads to a life-affirming literary journey

Blake Morrison

17, Feb, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Two Sisters by Blake Morrison review – siblings fatally wounded by childhood
Having written about his father and then his mother, the poet and writer now turns to his sisters in a heartfelt and delicate memorial

Rachel Cooke

12, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Two Sisters by Blake Morrison review – a family story comes full circle
In his third and most revealing memoir, the author focuses on his troubled younger sister, Gill

Matt Rowland Hill

10, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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On the Road to Bridget Jones: five books that define each generation
Blake Morrison on boomers, Chris Power on Gen X, Megan Nolan on millennials and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé on Gen Z … which books shaped your generation?

Blake Morrison, Chris Power, Megan Nolan Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé and Steven Poole

19, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Professor & the Parson by Adam Sisman review – a story of desire, deceit and defrocking
How an unlikely Casanova and blacklisted clergyman conned his way around the world

Blake Morrison

25, May, 2019 @6:30 AM

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All Together Now? by Mike Carter review – taking the pulse of modern Britain
Following the route, decades later, of an anti-Thatcher march, a journalist asks what became of the country his father struggled to change

Blake Morrison

23, Jan, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Royal Society of Literature admits 40 new fellows to address historical biases
The 40 Under 40 initiative has chosen a diverse set of fresh fellows to reflect the ‘bold expressiveness’ of a new generation in institution that has been ‘overwhelmingly’ white and male

Alison Flood

28, Jun, 2018 @2:13 PM

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Natural Causes by Barbara Ehrenreich review – against health sages and fitness gurus
A great iconoclast has written a polemic about ageing that sends up New Age platitudes and is full of scepticism of the wellness industry

Blake Morrison

12, Apr, 2018 @6:30 AM

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The Executor by Blake Morrison review – a novel with poetic vision
This story of a posthumously published poetry collection explores the line between work and life, fiction and reality

Edward Docx

21, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Blake Morrison: ‘You must write a memoir as if you’re writing a novel’
The author of And When Did You Last See Your Father? on his new novel, the story of a literary executor

Rachel Cooke

10, Mar, 2018 @6:00 PM

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The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young review – what is it like to be a cow?
An organic farmer identifies empathy, happiness and eccentricity in her cattle. Despite the seeming naivety of her narrative voice, she is well aware of what she’s up to

Blake Morrison

28, Oct, 2017 @8:00 AM

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For Love or Money review – Northern Broadsides strike comedy gold
Blake Morrison transposes a corrupt, covetous 18th-century Paris to 1920s Yorkshire in a lively satire directed by and starring Barrie Rutter

Michael Billington

24, Sep, 2017 @2:20 PM

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