Susan Hill

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Runners and writers: who got what in the birthday honours list
Names from across the arts, sport, politics and science are among those recognised

Caroline Davies and Simon Murphy

09, Oct, 2020 @9:30 PM

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The Woman In Black: why did Britain's scariest horror film disappear?
Herbert Wise’s 1989 TV gem wowed critics, inspired Oscar-winners and ruined Christmas for a generation. Then it was never seen again … until now

Andrew Male

07, Aug, 2020 @10:59 AM

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Snails, whales and spooky tales: the best books on TV this Christmas
From Julia Donaldson to MR James and Dickens, John Mullan picks the best adaptations to watch this festive season

John Mullan

19, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Top 10 ghost stories
From Toni Morrison’s desolate tale of slavery’s legacy to Alice Sebold’s vision of heaven, Louise Doughty selects the best books that defy disbelief

Louise Doughty

28, Aug, 2019 @11:06 AM

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Top 10 fictional booksellers
From Italo Calvino to Iain Sinclair and Alison Bechdel, literary retailers have been at the centre of some wild, dark dramas

Bartholomew Bennett

12, Dec, 2018 @10:33 AM

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Susan Hill on Scarborough: ‘My first haunted place was a bombed girls’ school’
The author of The Woman In Black explains how growing up in the Yorkshire coastal town brought our her macabre side

Susan Hill

03, Nov, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Book clinic: what are the best English gothic tales from the north?
The north is a good fit for gothic, inspiring the dark brilliance of Ted Hughes, Susan Hill and Fiona Mozley

Philip Hensher

27, Oct, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Emma Smith obituary
Author who enjoyed a resurgence when her bestselling 1950 novel The Far Cry was republished more than 50 years later

Danuta Kean

24, Apr, 2018 @4:39 PM

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Revenge of Gatsby, Mrs De Winter... the never-ending love for literary sequels
Little Women, Les Misérables and now Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde have all spawned followups by different authors. But are they ever any good?

Mark Lawson

07, Sep, 2017 @1:18 PM

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From the Heart by Susan Hill review – the dark side of love in the 1950s
Susan Hill captures the agonies of what is left unsaid in relationships

Hannah Beckerman

28, May, 2017 @10:00 AM

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From the Heart by Susan Hill – digested read
John Crace encourages the heroine in Susan Hill’s novel of personal awakening to come out quicker

John Crace

19, Mar, 2017 @5:00 PM

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From the Heart by Susan Hill review – closeted coming-out tale
This 1950s-set story of forced adoption and lesbian awakening is bafflingly lacking in subtext or ambiguity

Julie Myerson

10, Mar, 2017 @12:00 PM

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