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How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu review – a patchwork of pandemic stories
Nagamatsu’s zany visions of a future plague give way to more optimistic notes in an affecting if uneven book

Hephzibah Anderson

23, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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In brief: The Memory Monster; The Lives of Literature; Delicacy – reviews
A provocative novel of Jewish remembrance, a bold work of criticism and a sweet-toothed memoir

Hephzibah Anderson

16, Jan, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Introducing our 10 best debut novelists of 2022
We talk to the authors of the most exciting first-time novels of the year, exploring everything from the English civil war to Instagram, TV chefs to knife crime

16, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Isabel Allende: ‘I still have the same rage’
The renowned author on the unfinished task of replacing the patriarchy, swapping 24,000 letters with her mother, and why she gives all her books away

Hephzibah Anderson

15, Jan, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Raven Leilani: ‘I was flying by the seat of my pants’
The author on late-night writing sessions, vulnerability, and rediscovering her love of painting during lockdown

Hephzibah Anderson

01, Jan, 2022 @6:00 PM

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A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa review – incandescent treasures
In this dazzling prose debut, the poet presents a reimagining of 18th-century life entwined with her own existence

Hephzibah Anderson

28, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Greek Myths: A New Retelling by Charlotte Higgins; Medusa: The Girl Behind the Myth by Jessie Burton – review
Weaving women and goddesses burst into life in two compelling new versions of the Greek myths

Hephzibah Anderson

28, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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These Precious Days by Ann Patchett review – radiant lessons in writing and living
The bright side of life becomes suddenly darker in the bestselling author’s intimate, ever-elegant new collection of essays

Hephzibah Anderson

22, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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In brief: Allegorizings; Chouette; Invisible Ink – reviews
Jan Morris conjures a remarkable life in her posthumous essay collection, Claire Oshetsky explores an unusual maternal love, and Patrick Modiano unravels a tantalising mystery

Hephzibah Anderson

21, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Peaces by Helen Oyeyemi review – all aboard the mystery train
A couple’s romantic journey turns into a trip of a different sort in this dazzling if inscrutable novel

Hephzibah Anderson

14, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The Fell by Sarah Moss review – the hills are alive with pandemic anxieties
The story of four characters craving nature in the Peak District is a deft mixture of mounting dread, metaphysical angst and doomy drollness

Hephzibah Anderson

07, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Jack Dee: ‘The trashier end of self-help fascinates me’
The comedian and author on his new book spoofing psychotherapy, his recipe for a long-lasting marriage and why it’s important to self-criticise

Hephzibah Anderson

30, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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