The reasons you should read the books some people want to see off the shelves
This excerpt spotlights the glorious Parisian nightlife of the 1920s
These books may help you become the worldly person you strive to be
Greenwell tells us a lot about the world and about ourselves through the story of his unnamed narrator
The book conjures an effect of ethereal beauty and unexpected humour, but, as the book wears on, meaning becomes increasingly elusive amid the narrative mazes
The event managed to pull in an impressive selection of top international authors… and me
In the fourth part of our series marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Antony Sher celebrates a pair of extraordinarily rich history plays
Midway through John le Carré’s The Night Manager (1993), the British intelligence services stage a mock kidnapping as a training exercise, building a fake restaurant staffed with actors and hiring a couple of professional New York gangsters to play the toughs.
Hermann’s debut novel deals with the sombre subject of stalking, dwelling upon the inner world of the stalker as well as entering the lives of his victims
National caricatures and stereotypes occupy a curious limbo between truth and fiction
These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, they've withstood the test of time
Thus Bad Begins is an intimate book, based in a single Madrid apartment
From Oliver Twist to Harry Potter, literature celebrates looked-after children – why are we blind to real-life 'superheroes'?
Katy Guest finds sex tapes, sycamores and surgical gloves among the subjects for some of the best books in the pipeline for 2016
His diaries show laments over the lost spirit of the season pre-date television by, well, about 350 years
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