Emma Cline

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‘I was a bad child actor. Extremely bad’: Emma Cline on the follow up to her hit novel The Girls
The novelist talks about the power of being an outsider, growing up in a family of seven siblings – and exploring the Hamptons in her first novel since her Manson-inspired bestseller

Emma Brockes

13, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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The Guest by Emma Cline review – strange depths and an arresting originality
The Girls author’s smart, menacing tale of a young female serial deceiver succeeds as a treatise on sex and alienation and an engrossing beach read

Rob Doyle

09, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Top 10 novels about toxic friendships | Charlotte Northedge
Complex attachments mixing intimacy and deception can decide whole lives, and have inspired novelists from William Thackeray to Elena Ferrante

Charlotte Northedge

16, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Emma Cline: ‘Reading anything because you “should” doesn’t make sense to me’
The author on books that inspire a ‘slight hallucinatory vibe’ in her own writing, the wonders of Richard Scarry, and rereading Jeffrey Eugenides

Emma Cline

09, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Daddy by Emma Cline review – among the hollow men
Cline’s follow-up to her notorious debut, The Girls, explores the insecurities of powerful people in a post-#MeToo world

Holly Williams

01, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Emma Cline: 'We are forced to imagine what’s going on in the minds of men'
The author of The Girls talks about Weinstein, weathering a plagiarism allegation and her new short story collection, Daddy

Hadley Freeman

28, Aug, 2020 @10:00 AM

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From Donna Tartt to Irvine Welsh: 10 great novels about friendship
Urban junkies, competitive mothers, adolescent girls caught in the world of Charles Manson ... Lara Feigel picks her 10 favourites

Lara Feigel

04, Jul, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Top 10 books about cults | Claire McGlasson
From fiction by Margaret Atwood to Haruki Murakami’s reportage, novelist Claire McGlasson picks favourite accounts of these ambitious, dangerous sects

Claire McGlasson

19, Jun, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 teenage friendships in fiction |
From Great Expectations’s Pip and Estella to My Brilliant Friend’s Elena and Lina, these volatile years have inspired many brilliant novels

Kate Hamer

29, May, 2019 @10:30 AM

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Top 10 cliques in fiction
From the droogs in A Clockwork Orange to Donna Tartt’s murderous classicists in The Secret History, these intense friendships often involve bullying, rivalry and obsession

Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

29, Aug, 2018 @2:19 PM

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Emma Cline's ex-boyfriend's copyright claim dismissed
Chaz Reetz-Laiolo had alleged that her bestselling debut novel The Girls stole from his writings

Alison Flood

03, Jul, 2018 @3:02 PM

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Bestselling books of 2017: the top 100
While women dominate the charts, it’s been the year of the comeback kings: Philip Pullman, Jamie Oliver, Margaret Atwood …

John Dugdale

30, Dec, 2017 @2:00 PM

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