Ian McEwan

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Jane Smiley: 'I couldn't finish Philip Roth's American Pastoral. I tossed it'
The Pulitzer winner on her love of Trollope, her passion for cooking and the Ian McEwan novel she feels is overrated

Jane Smiley

05, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Roger Clark obituary
Other Lives: Lecturer on literature and film who wrote guides to the work of Ian McEwan and Guillermo del Toro

Gweno Williams

03, Feb, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Top 10 house parties in fiction | David Leavitt
From Evelyn Waugh to Virginia Woolf and Sally Rooney, these novels offer masterclasses in dialogue-driven narrative

David Leavitt

16, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Writers, actors and directors call for end to homophobia in Poland in open letter
More than 70 signatories including Poland’s Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk, Margaret Atwood and Mike Leigh accuse Duda’s government of using LGBTQ+ people as ‘a scapegoat’

Sian Cain

18, Aug, 2020 @12:49 PM

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Top 10 four-dimensional novels | Mark Blacklock
A conceptual adventure first embarked on in the 19th century has inspired daring fiction from authors including HG Wells, Kurt Vonnegut and Madeleine L’Engle

Mark Blacklock

03, Jun, 2020 @11:14 AM

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Top 10 books about silence | Abbie Greaves
Not saying anything can be as eloquent as speech, as told by authors from ranging from Pat Barker to Carson McCullers and Ian McEwan

Abbie Greaves

20, May, 2020 @9:17 AM

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Annalena McAfee: ‘I enjoyed writing this really rather unpleasant character’
A controlling female artist is at the heart of the author’s new novel. She talks about cruel egos in the art world and the logistics of writing alongside her husband, Ian McEwan

Alex Preston

15, Mar, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Ian McEwan perfectly expresses our feelings on Brexit | Letters
Letters: Readers reflect on an article by the novelist that sums up their emotions on Britain leaving the EU


02, Feb, 2020 @7:04 PM

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Top 10 dinner parties in fiction
From Arthurian feasts to awkward moments with Ian McEwan and mealtime at the Macbeths, these miniature dramas are literary staples. Tuck in

Nicci French

11, Dec, 2019 @1:40 PM

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Without women the novel would die: discuss
Women buy 80% of all novels. But as a new book argues, their love of emotional truth has been used to trivialise the genre

Johanna Thomas-Corr

07, Dec, 2019 @5:00 PM

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The Cockroach by Ian McEwan review – a Brexit farce with legs
Ian McEwan’s scabrous satire, in which an insect is transformed into the PM, is a comic triumph

Fintan O'Toole

07, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The Cockroach by Ian McEwan review – bug's eye view of Brexit
Was the EU referendum dreamed up by a cabal of nefarious, lie-spewing insects? McEwan’s wacky satire will invigorate remainers

Sam Leith

26, Sep, 2019 @10:06 AM

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