Mark Haddon

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Novelists issue plea to save English degrees as demand slumps
Authors blame government ‘prejudice’ against humanities, as loss of applicants hits university courses

Anna Fazackerley

19, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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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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Mark Haddon: 'The only books I wish I’d written are better versions of my own'
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time author on discovering Germaine Greer, his dislike of Stieg Larsson and the comforts of reading The Wind in the Willows

Mark Haddon

29, May, 2020 @9:00 AM

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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years
Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book world

Alison Flood

14, Feb, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Lucy Ellmann's long sentence leads to Goldsmiths shortlist
Prize for mould-breaking fiction lists Ducks, Newburyport alongside innovative works by Mark Haddon, Deborah Levy, Amy Arnold, Vesna Main and Isabel Waidner

Alison Flood

02, Oct, 2019 @8:00 PM

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Mark Haddon on the magic of audiobooks: 'I haven’t read a book properly until I’ve had it read to me'
Forget the snobs who treat the written word as superior. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime author explains why he’s a huge fan

Mark Haddon

12, Jul, 2019 @11:00 AM

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The Porpoise by Mark Haddon review – a fantastical voyage
This stunning novel based on the legend of Pericles navigates myth, imagination and the power of storytelling

Justine Jordan

18, May, 2019 @6:30 AM

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Lost Property by Laura Beatty review – a European odyssey
A novelist escapes Brexit Britain for a luminous, time-travelling journey through the culture and history of Europe

Christobel Kent

15, May, 2019 @8:00 AM

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The Porpoise by Mark Haddon review – a transcendent, transporting experience
Adrenaline-fuelled adventure meets Shakespeare in a serious contender for novel of the year

Anthony Cummins

13, May, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Mark Haddon: ‘Curious Incident was like a gold-plated ball and chain'
Since his global bestseller, Mark Haddon has struggled to write a ‘big novel’. He talks about his fantastical new book, The Porpoise, and his recovery from heart surgery

Charlotte Higgins

04, May, 2019 @9:59 AM

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What I owe the NHS, by Nadiya Hussain, Clive James and others
As the National Health Service turns 70, actors, writers, athletes, politicians (and patients) pay tribute, from Maggie O’Farrell to David Oyelowo

16, Jun, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Dangerous dreams: the mind-blowing world of designer Bunny Christie – in pictures
From mapping the journey of The Curious Incident’s teen hero to putting Shakespeare in prison and erecting a towering newsroom for Ink, Bunny Christie talks through five of her creations

David Jays

04, Sep, 2017 @1:38 PM

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