Candice Carty-Williams

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Shove over, stale males! Meet the working-class women storming TV
Television has been dominated by middle-class men for far too long. Now, a glorious wave of female drama makers are proudly putting their roots on screen

Hollie Richardson

06, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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People Person by Candice Carty-Williams review – Daddy issues
The breezily enjoyable follow-up to Queenie explores the legacy of a gallivanting Jamaican patriarch, when his five adult children are unexpectedly thrown together

Sharlene Teo

27, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

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People Person by Candice Carty-Williams review – sharp witted but contrived family drama
The Queenie author’s follow-up loses the plot in this tale of five estranged siblings, a neglectful father and a dead body

Kadish Morris

24, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Candice Carty-Williams: ‘It’s time to write a book just about Black people’
How do you follow a game-changing, award-winning debut? Candice Carty-Williams on Queenie, binning her second novel, and how People Person draws on life with eight siblings

Lisa Allardice

23, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Children’s books roundup – the best new picture books and novels
Schnauzers in trousers, a Diwali sparkler and Lenny Henry’s kids’ fiction debut, plus the best new YA

Imogen Russell Williams

22, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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‘I turned against Keisha the Sket for a long time’: Jade LB on returning to her noughties viral story
The author was just 13 when her anonymous tales of a London teenager spread across the UK. More than a decade on, Stormzy’s Merky books imprint is bringing Keisha back

Candice Carty-Williams

09, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Top 10 millennial heroines in fiction | Emily Austin
From Marianne in Normal People to Edie in Luster, these very different young women share pressures and anxieties specific to their era

Emily Austin

04, Aug, 2021 @12:56 PM

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'I am a pessimistic optimist': Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie answers authors' questions
Named the ‘winner of winners’ of the Women’s prize, Bernardine Evaristo, Maggie O’Farrell and others ask the author about the #EndSars protests in Nigeria, writing about Trump, and the culture that got her through 2020

04, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Top 10 books about consent
From Thomas Hardy to Kristen Roupenian, literature offers a changing map of the treacherous terrain of sexual relationships

Mia Levitin

25, Nov, 2020 @10:36 AM

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Is David Nicholls's TV adaptation of Us better than his novel? I was crying too hard to compare them
Watching all four episodes in one sitting reminded me of how poignant this tale of marital crisis is

Candice Carty-Williams

17, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Music videos hold the key to storytelling – if only I could bottle their power | Candice Carty-Williams
From Kano’s ‘Teardrops’ to Kool & the Gang’s fairytale ‘Fresh’ … music videos can distil the truth

Candice Carty-Williams

19, Sep, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards
Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authors

Alison Flood

29, Jun, 2020 @5:45 PM

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