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Book reviews roundup: The Green Road, Adventures in Human Being and Mr West What the critics thought of Anne Enrights The Green Road, Gavin Franciss Adventures in Human Being and Sarah Blakes Mr West Continue reading...
The Guardian | 8 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Lszl Krasznahorkai books podcast We talk to the winner of the 2015 Man Booker International prize, the visionary Hungarian novelist Lszl Krasznahorkai Continue reading...
The Guardian | 8 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Speed Kings by Andy Bull review the Gatsbyish heroes of Olympic bobsleigh A cast of hundreds including Hollywood stars, royalty, gangsters, hucksters and harlots are enlisted for a marvellous history of the men who won US bobsleigh gold in 1928 and 1932By the time we meet Baron Walther von Mumm, whose bodily scars include those
The Guardian | 8 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reading American cities: books about Detroit The Motor City has inspired impassioned poetry, meticulous realism, tales of the supernatural, riveting non-fiction dramas and more. Anna Clark sorts through a great citys storiesWhat are your favourite Detroit books? Let us know in the comments, and well
The Guardian | 9 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Love Hurts by Malorie Blackman - review 'The YA genre has been given a reputation of soppy love stories, and this book hands the critics what they want on a plate' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 9 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The hard problem: Tom Stoppard on the limits of what science can explain Can evolution explain acts of kindness, and morality? We arranged a debate between a sceptical Tom Stoppard and the evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson. Stuart Jeffries acted as refereeWhen Tom Stoppard was writing The Hard Problem, his play about t
The Guardian | 10 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Literary festivals are getting too big for their books Some authors flourish in front of the crowds at the biggest book festivals, but do readers get more from a smaller event?What is the point of book festivals? To see your favourite authors on stage, hear them read from their books and in conversation? Or m
The Guardian | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend
'Oh, what happiness!' - 10 best Moomins quotes ever 70 years of Tove Janssons Moomins and we still cannot get enough. Now with Moomins on the Riviera out this weekend, we share our favourite quotations from this Scandinavian book series, which has captured the imagination of thousands of children and adult
The Guardian | 11 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Playlist for the Dead by Michelle Falkoff - review 'I kept feeling like Sam was thinking these things, and saying that he was feeling these things, but for some reason, I didn't believe him' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 11 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Butterfly Club by Jacqueline Wilson - review 'If I could rate this book from 1 out of 10, I would give it a big 10!' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 12 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend