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Remain in Love by Chris Frantz review – once in a lifetime with Talking Heads
The band’s drummer describes his glory years with the post-punk art-rockers, his bass-playing wife, Tina, and the enigma that is David Byrne

Andrew Martin

19, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Book clinic: can you recommend adventure novels for adults?
Tales of derring-do for the grown-ups

Andrew Martin

07, Sep, 2019 @5:00 PM

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Wink murder: is the lascivious gesture dying a death?
When the Trumps came to tea, the Duchesss of Cornwall winked, and people were amused. But is such an exclusionary gesture still OK?

Andrew Martin

24, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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Book clinic: which books will make me laugh out loud?
From Martin Amis to Robert Robinson, our expert recommends the writers who provide a funny respite from real life

Andrew Martin

04, May, 2019 @4:59 PM

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So now Brexit could fall on Halloween. How very … appropriate | Andrew Martin
From Jacob Rees-Mogg’s undertaker shtick, to IDS’s summoning of the spectre of the far right, fear stalks Brexit, says writer Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

12, Apr, 2019 @7:30 AM

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Even Keith Richards is off the booze. It’s going to be a blue Keefmas for me | Andrew Martin
What am I meant to do this festive season without my role model, wonders novelist Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

20, Dec, 2018 @10:40 AM

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In Miniature by Simon Garfield review – the bible of small things
This intriguing study of our urge to make scale models is full of bizarre stories and poignant insight

Andrew Martin

25, Nov, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Dear Alexander Zverev, here’s what to say in Yorkshire after a double fault | Andrew Martin
The German tennis player has said he loves the Yorkshire accent. Here are a few tips for every tyro Tyke, says the novelist Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

31, May, 2018 @2:20 PM

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Book clinic: what to read on a train journey round Europe
From Agatha Christie to Tim Parks, our expert selects the authors whose railway stories are just the ticket

Andrew Martin

05, May, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Yorkshire: A Lyrical History by Richard Morris; The Debatable Land by Graham Robb – review
Two fascinating books inspired by Britain’s north country combine history, landscape and myth with poetic flair

Andrew Martin

28, Jan, 2018 @9:27 AM

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In her faraway world, Enid Blyton is the Jimi Hendrix of children’s writing | Andrew Martin
It’s easy to dismiss the Famous Five author, but I’m not surprised she’s getting the Sam Mendes treatment, writes the author Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

27, Nov, 2017 @3:58 PM

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I’m no Jaxon or Albie. But a boring name has its own rewards | Andrew Martin
I have to get creative with email addresses and I’m roften mistaken for someone else. It’s a far cry from the flamboyance of Boris Alexander de Pfeffel Johnson, writes novelist Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

22, Sep, 2017 @1:37 PM

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