Jeanette Winterson

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12 Bytes by Jeanette Winterson review – engaging history of technological progress
Whether examining sex dolls or transhumanism, the novelist brings her skill as a storyteller to these ambitious, hugely entertaining essays

Stephanie Merritt

02, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Jeanette Winterson: ‘The male push is to discard the planet: all the boys are going off into space’
The writer’s new essay collection covers 200 years of women and science.
She discusses burning books and the ensuing Twitter storm, the end of her marriage, and why a move into politics could be next

Claire Armitstead

25, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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12 Bytes by Jeanette Winterson review – how we got here and where we might go next
Twelve essays drawing on years of research into artificial intelligence ask challenging questions about humanity, art, religion and the way we live and love

Laura Spinney

23, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Jeanette Winterson burns her own books in protest at ‘cosy little blurbs’
British novelist says republished works were presented as ‘wimmins fiction of the worst kind’

Edna Mohamed

04, Jun, 2021 @9:53 PM

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The sexiest moments in literature that aren't sex scenes
With the Bad sex in fiction award cancelled this year, we celebrate authors from Jeanette Winterson to Jane Austen who can charge the dryest scenes with sensuality

Sam Jordison

11, Dec, 2020 @12:04 PM

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Top 10 books about witch-hunts | Eleanor Porter
These stories by authors from Elizabeth Gaskell to Jeanette Winterson show how societies in turmoil turn on the most vulnerable

Eleanor Porter

17, Jun, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Comedy Women in Print prize unveils mythbusting shortlist
Marian Keyes, chairing this year’s judges, says finalists ‘showcase different ways that women are funny’ and challenge belief that women can’t write comic fiction

Alison Flood

08, Jun, 2020 @6:01 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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Jeanette Winterson: ‘I didn’t see this coming’
The novelist on the threats posed by artificial intelligence, having ‘northern moments’ and why she reads A Christmas Carol every year

Johanna Thomas-Corr

22, Dec, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Not read them yet? A cheat's guide to the 2019 Booker prize longlist
This year’s ‘Booker’s dozen’ includes two former winners as well as an international array of acclaimed fiction. Here’s what you need to know

23, Jul, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Handmaid's Tale sequel leads 'exacting' 2019 Booker prize longlist
Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments – not published until September – is chosen alongside 12 other ‘credible winners’ including Salman Rushdie and Jeanette Winterson

Alison Flood

23, Jul, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson review – a dazzling reanimation of Shelley’s novel
Hard science and dreamy Romanticism combine in a meditation on the responsibilities of creation and the possibilities of AI

Sam Byers

24, May, 2019 @8:00 AM

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