Saturday 28 August 1993
An exquisitely written novel dominated by a tragic love triangle. Review by Natasha Walter, 14 August.
Turmoil and Triumph by George P Shultz, Scribner's pounds 25.95.
Lengthy but sharp and illuminating memoirs by the US Secretary of State who saw out the Cold War. Review by Godfrey Hodgson, 7 August.
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis by Jose Saramago, translated by Giovanni Pontiero, Harvill, pounds 8.99.
The spiritual odyssey of a remarkable doctor-poet experiencing life on the streets of Lisbon. Told in a vivid poetic style, and elegantly translated. Winner of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for 1993.
The Ern Malley Affair by Michael Heyward, Faber, pounds 15.99.
Intriguing account of a dazzling literary hoax that shocked Australia. Review by Robert Winder, 13 August.
Cruel and Unusual by Patricia Cornwell, Little, Brown, pounds 14.99.
Tense and bloodstained thriller from the mortician's slab. Interview by Amanda Craig, 10 July.
The Cattle Truck by Jorge Semprun, Serif, pounds 8.99.
Moving and philosophical account of a Spanish refugee's experience in Buchenwald. Review by Godfrey Hodgson, 26 August.
Eyes by Maggie Hemingway, Sinclair-Stevenson, pounds 14.99.
Four riveting tales that centre around watching and being watched. Review by Patricia Lee, 7 August.
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
Philip Larkin: Misogynist, racist, miserable? Or caring, playful man who lived for others?
Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
Lucy, film review: Scarlett Johansson will blow your mind in Luc Besson's complex thriller
JK Rowling pens new Harry Potter story on Pottermore: Introducing 'Singing Sorceress' Celestina Warbuck
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians