Tobias Wolff

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This Christmas, read a story aloud - you'll be surprised by the joy it brings
With many of us set to spend Christmas on Zoom or the phone, author Sarah Hall shares why dark and daring tales are perfect to read to others - and 10 great stories to try

Sarah Hall

24, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 books about boarding school
From Evelyn Waugh to Molesworth, novels set in these places of privilege are microcosmic studies of oppression and rebellion

James Scudamore

18, Mar, 2020 @12:18 PM

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First books, second thoughts: embarrassing debuts - quiz
From Martin Amis on video games, to Neil Gaiman on pop music, a good number of celebrated writers wish to forget their initial appearances on the literary scene. But have you?

Richard Lea and Lindesay Irvine

27, Sep, 2017 @10:20 AM

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Top 10 campus novels
Natural theatres for intellectual ideas and human folly, universities have provided perfect stages for novelists from Kingsley Amis to Michael Chabon

Jean Hanff Korelitz

03, May, 2017 @10:01 AM

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The Obama years: novelists assess his legacy
Expectations were sky high when Barack Obama was elected president in 2008. As his term draws to a close, has he disappointed or delivered? Novelists in America appraise him

Tobias Wolff, Akhil Sharma, Attica Locke, Hari Kunzru, Jayne Anne Phillips

04, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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KJ Orr's top 10 stories of crossing boundaries
From Turgenev to Tobias Wolff and John Cheever to Alice Munro, many of the best short stories hinge around borders being transgressed

KJ Orr

27, Apr, 2016 @3:13 PM

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The British countryside has never had it so bad
Two weeks ago, Clive Aslet wrote about how the countryside had never had it so good. Tobias Jones argues that the reality is very different

Tobias Jones

09, Apr, 2016 @11:05 PM

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Tobias Wolff: 'I still feel as though I'm faking it'
He's one of America's most celebrated authors, yet Tobias Wolff still worries he'll disappoint. He talks to Xan Brooks about the challenges of the memoir game and measuring up to the 'great father', Hemingway

Xan Brooks

25, Aug, 2011 @9:32 AM

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