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Days of Awe by AM Homes review disorienting stories Usually Homes is merciless at skewering the comedy of disappointment and dread, but her new collection swings between send-ups and soul-searching quests for meaningReading AM Homess new collection of stories, Im brought up against that dull old chestnut:
The Guardian | 1 hour, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The strange cult of Emily Bront and the 'hot mess' of Wuthering Heights Bront was no romantic child of nature but a pragmatic, self-interested Tory. Why is she still adored for her screeching melodrama of a novel?Over this ecstatic high summer, visitors to the Haworth parsonage museum will be able to watch a film that simulat
The Guardian | 1 hour, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Full Gas by Peter Cossins review tactics and the Tour de France A cycling journalist turns his gaze on the puzzles of the peloton, and falls back in love with the sportThe Tour de France, which finishes in Paris next weekend, attracts more than 10 million spectators to line its near 3,500km route, uniquely comprehensi
The Guardian | 3 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tom Gauld on The Odyssey cartoon What really happened between Odysseus and the Cyclops Continue reading...
The Guardian | 4 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Book Review Podcast: True Crime Starring the Creator of Sherlock Holmes Margalit Fox talks about “Conan Doyle for the Defense,” and Tina Jordan discusses this season's thrillers.
New York Times | 15 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How thrillers offer an antidote to toxic masculinity This genres modern incarnation of the ancient hero myth can give boys essential but neglected lessons in how to be a good man In the cultural conversation whatever the hell that is we hear endless talk about toxic masculinity. But we never seem to talk ab
The Guardian | 16 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kinsey sex researcher: What I learned in asking more than 4,000 Americans about their sexual fantasies Kinsey Institute sex researcher Justin Lehmiller recently completed the largest-ever survey of Americans’ sexual fantasies. So if everybody is thinking about them, the thoughts are not abnormal, right?
USA Today | 19 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Has Stan Lee put his troubles behind him? The man who created the Marvel universe has spent the past year struggling with illness and in a series of disputes. But things are much better now, he saysStan Lee wants you to know that hes OK.The 95-year-old mastermind of the Marvel universe has had a
The Guardian | 19 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The best recent crime novels review roundup Give Me Your hand by Megan Abbott, A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay, Take Me In by Sabine Durrant, City of Sinners by AA Dhand and Sticks and Stones by Jo JakemanAmerican author Megan Abbotts explorations of the dark heart of female adolescence in no
The Guardian | 22 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk on his book becoming a bible for the incel movement The American novelist talks about extremism, learning about failure from Brad Pitt, the power of protest and why losing nearly all his money has been kind of niceFirst his father-in-law died of cancer. Then came the suspicion that his income for the last
The Guardian | 23 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend