• October 28, 2016
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  • What’s left unsaid in China
    Oct 26, 2016 By Claire Armitstead
    Madeleine Thien, the Man Booker-shortlisted writer on a solitary childhood in Canada and daring to question the Chinese regime
  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue review
    Oct 26, 2016 Reviewed by Justine Jordan
    Miracle, fraud or medical anomaly? A gripping investigation into an Irish girl’s fasting by the writer of ‘Room’
  • Sing for Your Life by Daniel Bergner review
    Oct 26, 2016 Reviewed by Thomas 
Chatterton Williams
    A deeply moving portrait tells the incredible true story of Ryan Speedo Green’s unlikely rise to stardom
  • Demystifying Vietnam
    Oct 26, 2016 Reviewed by 
Joshua Kurlantzick
    A single-volume history challenges myths and raises questions about the socialist republic’s political future
  • Was Siberia hell on earth?
    Oct 26, 2016 Reviewed by 
Donald Rayfield
    An excellent study of Siberian exile under the tsars tells of punishments, executions and visitors feeding prisoners like zoo animals
  • Jury says novel 'The Sellout' is a 'shocking and unexpectedly funny' portrayal of Los Angeles
  • A 9,221-word essay was posted by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Facebook
  • So many unanswered questions
    Oct 23, 2016 By Barirah Rahman, Gulf News reader
    ‘This book provoked so many emotions in me and kept me on edge throughout’
  • ‘Mystery in its utmost form’
    Oct 23, 2016 By Parvathi SreerajGulf News reader
    The plot has a lot of twists, and you do not know which character to trust
  • This book delivers realistic twists and a solid finale
  • Riad Sattouf on his dual identities
    Oct 19, 2016 By Angelique Chrisafis
    The graphic novelist views himself as stuck somewhere, neutrally, in the middle of his mixed French and Syrian roots
  • Book review: The Trespasser
    Oct 19, 2016 Reviewed by Janet Maslin
    Tana French’s ingenious new novel is not just an ordinary police procedural
  • An indomitable young man
    Oct 19, 2016 Reviewed by 
Alex von Tunzelmann
    A new biography focuses on Winston Churchill’s early years as an imperialist and adventurer in Africa
  • The Jaffna conspiracy
    Oct 19, 2016 By Neena GopalSpecial to Weekend Review
    Deep in the forests of Wanni, LTTE chief V. Prabhakaran hatched a plot to assassinate Rajiv Gandhi
  • Book review: The Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi
    Oct 19, 2016 Reviewed by 
Francis MatthewEditor at Large
    Former Gulf News journalist Neena Gopal offers an in-depth account of the rise of LTTE, and what led to Rajiv Gandhi’s killing in 1991
  • The university is collecting applications from English professors to fill the position now