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.
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained star's white boyfriend Brian Lucas confirms LAPD internally investigating 'racist' detainment
- 2 Isis release 'Flames of War' video warning Obama of attacks troops could face in Iraq
- 3 Pakistani passenger power forces two politicians off plane
- 4 Say yes to 'no-poo': It's been three years since I stopped washing my hair
- 5 John Travolta addresses former pilot's gay romance allegations publicly for the first time: 'That was the lowest I'd ever felt'
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter