Graham Swift

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Male bonding in Hollywood and the Metropolitan police | Letter
Letter: Men’s attachment to each other is central to the narrative of buddy movies and important in real life, but there is a downside for women, writes Allegra Madgwick

25, Jan, 2023 @5:31 PM

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What Salman Rushdie told me about how to deal with fear | Letters
Letters: Anyone who cares about our liberties owes the author a debt of gratitude, writes Graham Swift


14, Aug, 2022 @5:13 PM

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Mothering Sunday review – Josh O’Connor doomed romance overdoes the ennui
This adaptation of the Graham Swift novel look and sounds lush, but the pace is so languorous your emotions never have a chance to get going

Peter Bradshaw

10, Jul, 2021 @7:53 AM

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A pandemic that should never be forgotten | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to an article by Jonathan Freedland, which suggested that the coronavirus outbreak may quickly fade from collective memory


31, Jan, 2021 @5:08 PM

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Graham Swift on Last Orders, 25 years on: 'I wasn't born a writer - I had to become one'
Twenty-five years after his Booker prize‑winning novel was published, Swift reflects on how his story of a dark day trip to Margate became a celebration of life

Graham Swift

16, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Here We Are review – breathtaking storytelling from Graham Swift
The novelist turns the musty tale of a love triangle set in the postwar music hall into something complex and emotionally rich

Alex Preston

18, May, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Here We Are by Graham Swift review – a tale of magic, love and loss
From the blitz to Brighton’s end-of-the-pier shows, this is a dreamlike story of England’s suburban underbelly

Barney Norris

27, Feb, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Book clinic: where are the romantic novels that aren’t riddled with cliches?
From Jane Eyre to Colm Tóibín’s Brooklyn, Kate Kellaway recommends the best reads about love

Kate Kellaway

11, Jan, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Book clinic: which male authors excel at writing female characters?
From Tolstoy to John Banville, our expert suggests the men who can write from a woman’s perspective

Lara Feigel

14, Apr, 2018 @3:00 PM

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Nonfiction to look out for in 2018
Spies, suffragettes and Mary Shelley feature heavily in next year’s nonfiction lists – along with essays from the likes of Zadie Smith, Graham Swift and Amos Oz

Rachel Cooke

31, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Graham Swift’s Mothering Sunday wins fiction’s most secretive award
The writer’s 10th novel has won the £15,000 Hawthornden prize, sponsored by arts patron Drue Heinz

Hermione Lee

14, Jul, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Walter Scott prize for historical fiction unveils 2017 shortlist
Judges hail vintage year as major authors including Sebastian Barry and Rose Tremain contend alongside unfamiliar names for £25,000 honour

Danuta Kean

28, Mar, 2017 @11:00 AM

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