• February 26, 2017
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Books

  • English version of ‘Police Stories’ coming soon
    Feb 24, 2017 Ali Al Shouk, Staff Reporter
    Fourth edition of the book including 25 stories by Dubai Police officers in Arabic will be ready in April
  • The ultimate misery memoir
    Feb 23, 2017 Reviewed by Helen Brown
    As a girl, Xiaolu Guo was abandoned, starved and raped. The Chinese-British novelist’s story is this generation’s ‘Wild Swans’
  • Along came a death squad
    Feb 22, 2017 Reviewed by Olen Steinhauer
    An operative with a shady past idles in Indonesia, convinced he’s about to be killed
  • A career in crime
    Feb 22, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’CunhaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Kathy Reichs’s background in forensic anthropology has made her crime writing all the more believable, and it has her fans hooked
  • More than 180 authors from 33 countries to attend Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2017
  • His art focuses on taking care of the environment and other natural issues
  • Writing funny books about unfunny things
    Feb 15, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’CunhaSpecial to Weekend Review
    From psychopaths and presidents to public shaming, American author Jon Ronson has taken social ills and turned them into bestsellers
  • 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster review
    Feb 15, 2017 Reviewed by Blake Morrison
    This 20th-century epic, Paul Auster’s first novel in seven years, sees one hero lead four lives
  • A less perfect union
    Feb 15, 2017 Reviewed by Jonathan Rauch
    Geography made America a great nation, but globalisation erodes its influence
  • From isolation to intervention
    Feb 15, 2017 Reviewed by Michael Lind
    Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain square off over American imperialism, the taking of the Philippines spurs the debate over American interventionism
  • The Obamas haven’t yet set dates to release their books or announced any scheduled speeches
  • The age of Trump
    Feb 15, 2017 AP
    Writers contribute to a book of letters responding to the election of President Donald Trump
  • Philip Pullman unveils epic fantasy trilogy
    Feb 15, 2017 Guardian News & Media Ltd
    Author’s new novel series is set in London and Oxford
  • Jane Austen’s bicentenary, Arundhati Roy’s first novel in 20 years, and unpublished F. Scott Fitzgerald... the literary year ahead
  • I am a storyteller, says Frances Hardinge
    Feb 09, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’Cunha Special to Weekend Review
    Although she enjoys reading sequels and trilogies, the British children’s writer is happier writing standalone novels
  • A pick of books you should pick off the shelves for February. This month's collection is brought to you by Borders UAE