Saturday 14 January 1995
In Praise of Truth by Torgny Lindgren, tr. Tom Geddes, Harvill, £14.99. Mysterious tale of art fraud. Winner of the Independent Award for Foreign Fiction for November/ December.
William Morris: A Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy, Faber £25. Engaging portrait of the great designer and socialist. Review by Claire Tomalin, 3 December.
Classic Crews by Harry Crews, Gorse £9.99. Collected works of a grandee of American fiction, including his superb autobiography. Review by John Williams, 7 January.
Shaka's Children by Stephen Taylor, HarperCollins £18. History of the Zulu nation which evokes its legendary savage grandeur while remaining both objective and humane. Review by Jan Morris, 7 January.
Biographical Dictionary of Film by David Thomson, Andre Deutsch £25. Passionate and idiosyncratic, this is far more than a mere reference book. Review by Anthony Quinn, 7 January.
Flesh and Stone by Richard Sennett, Faber and Faber, £25. Intriguing journey through the history of the city. Review by Robert Winder, 6 January.
The Brontes by Juliet Barker, Weidenfeld £25. A painstaking, richly detailed account of literature's most famous family. Review by Lucasta Miller, 17 December.
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Five-year-old Iris Grace is raising awareness of autism through her extraordinary paintings
- 2 HeForShe campaign: Iceland to follow up Emma Watson speech with UN women's rights conference – for men only
- 3 Car tax disc changes: Two days to go - and they affect you much more than just not displaying a piece of paper
- 4 Teenagers irritable because early school hours mess with their biological clocks
- 5 Now we know whose fault it is if you end up being murdered in Thailand
Before They Pass Away: In pictures
Pride: Are US film censors pandering to homophobia?
Kylie Minogue Kiss Me Once tour, London O2 - review: Pop princess still reigns supreme
Miranda Hart and Sarah Millican named highest-selling female comedians
'Before They Pass Away': Endangered communities photographed 'like Kate Moss'
Isis, we are told, is a 'clear and dangerous threat to our way of life'. I’m sorry, but I just don’t buy it
Exclusive: 'Putin's Russia has been my biggest regret,' says Nato's outgoing Secretary General
The Osborne Ultimatum: Chancellor’s benefits freeze bombshell will affect ten million households
There’s no excuse for Dave Lee Travis’s behaviour, but we need to keep a sense of proportion
Should gay sex be illegal? 16% of Britons think so
Mark Reckless becomes second Tory MP to defect to Ukip in a month
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