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.
Game of Thrones
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train
The real reason Eddie Redmayne was cast as a trans woman in The Danish Girl
First Look at Bryan Cranston transformed into LBJ for HBO’s ‘All the Way’ film
Idris Elba is ‘too street’ to play 007, says James Bond author
This little boy loves books so much that he cries when his mother stops reading to him
Does this Game of Thrones season 6 filming location give away an important character death?
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up