Diana Evans

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Overcoming fears, discovering nature ... what I have learned from lockdown
As lockdown eases, authors including Anne Enright, Mark Haddon and Sebastian Barry reflect on what they have learned – and what comes next

Anne Enright, Alan Hollinghurst, Diana Evans, Mark Haddon, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Sebastian Barry and Michel Faber

13, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Tiger King and a bloody mary: Hilary Mantel, Simon Armitage and other writers on lockdown life
Simon Armitage pogos to neo-punk, Anne Enright craves for Cary Grant, The Seventh Seal cheers up Julian Barnes, Diana Evans works out to hip-hop and Jeanette Winterson talks to herself … writers reveal how they’re surviving the corona crisis

Compiled by Lisa Allardice

03, Apr, 2020 @1:58 PM

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Diana Evans: ‘I had a deep affection for Lear – He reminded me of my father’
The novelist on her struggle with Don DeLillo, feeling changed by Arundhati Roy and why Philip Pullman is not just for children

Diana Evans

10, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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On my radar: Diana Evans’s cultural highlights
The award-winning novelist on Dorothea Tanning’s wonderful surrealism, the haunting voice of Christy Moore, and her favourite dim sum restaurant in London

05, May, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Feminist retellings of history dominate 2019 Women's prize shortlist
From Pat Barker’s reworking of Greek myth to Anna Burns’s take on the Troubles, the finalists turn familiar stories on their heads

Alison Flood

28, Apr, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Book clinic: which current authors produce the most magical prose?
The supernatural, witchcraft or sex can be spellbinding, while others conjure gold from the everyday human struggle

Amanda Craig

28, Apr, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Ordinary People by Diana Evans review – magnificence and marital angst
An exuberant investigation into midlife malaise explores love, compromise and the way we live today

Arifa Akbar

11, Apr, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Diana Evans: 'There's a ruthlessness in me towards writing'
The books interview: Diana Evans’s new novel is a soulful portrait of family life as Obama came to power. She talks motherhood, her chair-buying habit and the ‘particular solitude’ of being a lone twin

Lisa Allardice

19, Mar, 2018 @7:00 AM

The Wonder by Diana Evans | Book review

Ever-changing London sparkles through the prism of dance, says Maya Jaggi

Maya Jaggi

21, Aug, 2009 @11:01 PM

Literary prize bows to pressure over racial discrimination

The Decibel Penguin prize, an Arts Council initiative awarded to writers of "Asian, African and Caribbean background," has been forced to change its entry criteria after an intervention by the Commission for Racial Equality.

Nick Tanner

18, Jan, 2007 @11:50 AM

Monica Ali and Zadie Smith are in the minority, finds survey

"Fear factor" is holding back the book trade from pursuing black and ethnic minority groups as a growing market and potential source of writing talent, a new survey by the Bookseller and the Arts Council has found.

Michelle Pauli

10, May, 2006 @2:55 PM

Fiction: Mar 18

Alfred Hickling, Jane Housham and Laura Wilson on The Republic of Trees | Rape: A Love Story | Tsotsi | 26a | The Minotaur

Alfred Hickling, Jane Housham and Laura Wilson

18, Mar, 2006 @11:52 PM

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