Saturday 22 May 1993
Dr Haggard's Disease by Patrick McGrath, Viking, pounds 14.99. Enigmatic, twisted love story set in pre-Blitz London. Review by Anthony Quinn, 8 May.
Mr Mani by A B Yehoshua, Peter Halban, pounds 15.99. Impressive novel that describes 100 years in the history of a Jewish family. Winner of the Independent foreign fiction award for March / April. Review by Wendy Brandmark, 17 April.
Greetings from Earth by Scott Bradfield, Picador, pounds 14.99. A delightful collection of stories by 'the Raymond Carver of the crystal-healing set'. Review by Eva Salzman, 15 May.
A Place of Fallen Leaves by Tim Pears, Hamish Hamilton, pounds 14.99. Unusually strong debut novel set in a sleepy Devon village. Review by Kate Basset, 27 March.
Never Again by Peter Hennessy, Cape, pounds 20. A lengthy, stirring and evocative history of Britain in the postwar years, and a lament for lost hopes; winnner on Thursday of the pounds 25,000 NCR Award for non-fiction.
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Isis 'jihadi bride' claims forced sex with Yazidi girls is never rape because Koran condones it
- 2 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group
- 3 Purity balls: Girls in the US making virginity pledges as fathers vow to 'protect purity'
- 4 Mother 'will allow son's circumcision in return for release from prison'
- 5 Female Muay Thai champion hustles coaches to give them a beating
Eurovision 2015: Graham Norton returns with another cutting commentary - his best lines
Beyonce angers fans by pouring expensive champagne into hot tub in Nicki Minaj 'Feeling Myself' video
Eurovision 2015: The best moments from Australia's random entry to Lithuania's gay kiss
Eurovision 2015 winner: Sweden beats Russia and Italy to take the title from Conchita Wurst
Eurovision 2015: Estonia seemingly enters Louis Tomlinson from One Direction
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland