Reviews

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Dying for Beginners review: It's a life-giving book

Former Independent journalist and editor of 'Question Time', Charlie Courtauld wrote a personal diary of his experience of having multiple sclerosis, which was published as a newspaper column and blog, before his death last year

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Yesterday’s Papers by Ben Walsh review: Very funny tale

This energetic debut novel about a jaded and alcohol-dependant music journalist who blags a press trip to a music festival in India to investigate his ancestry and has to deal with a dying newspaper industry will take you on a farcical adventure

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The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy review:

After losing her baby, the journalist's honest and touching memoir, in which tragedy and other problems struck at the heart of her perfect life, is about life not always giving us what we want 

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Autumn by Ali Smith, book review

Autumn, the first in an upcoming four-part book series, which will also include Winter, Spring and Summer, is set in the post-Brexit present day