• April 28, 2017
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Book Review

  • ‘Mohe pir paayo, Nizamuddin Auliya...’: The saint and his grace
  • Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin review
    Apr 26, 2017 Reviewed by Chris Power
    This addictive first novel in which a woman’s life speeds towards doom is haunted by the bleak landscape of rural Argentina
  • Eight reasons Trump could be impeached
    Apr 26, 2017 By Peter W. Stevenson
    Allan Lichtman predicted the US president’s win. In a new book, he lays out eight ways that Trump could get in trouble
  • The Souls of China by Ian Johnson review
    Apr 26, 2017 Reviewed by Julia Lovell
    The author meets Taoist musicians, rebel Christians and celebrity Zen Buddhists — but communism is the official faith
  • Bibles and ginseng
    Apr 26, 2017 Reviewed by Gordon G. Chang
    Americans have pursued power in the Pacific since colonial times, not just since the Second World War
  • The Patriots by Sana Krasikov review
    Apr 19, 2017 Reviewed by Phoebe Taplin
    This saga uncovers the compelling stories of the Americans who emigrated to the USSR in the 1930s and were trapped there
  • The man who sold 100 million books
    Apr 19, 2017 By Richard Barber
    Sacked from his job, Lee Child went home and began his first novel. Now he is Britain’s top thriller writer
  • David Jones by Thomas Dilworth review
    Apr 19, 2017 Reviewed by Chris Power
    TS Eliot thought David Jones stood alongside himself, Joyce and Pound. But the poet and painter has remained obscure. Why?
  • Pachinko by Min Jin Lee review
    Apr 13, 2017 Reviewed by Tash Aw
    A vivid, immersive multigenerational saga about life for Koreans in Japan is a tale of resilience and poignant emotional conflict
  • ‘Throw my book against a wall’
    Apr 13, 2017 By Xan Brooks
    Ahead of the film version of Julian Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending, he explains why he asked filmmakers to be brutal with his text
  • Book review: Idaho by Emily Ruskovich
    Apr 05, 2017 Reviewed by Stevie Davies
    Beginning with an unthinkable act of family violence, this moving and profound debut investigates the limits of memory
  • A family of writers
    Apr 05, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’CunhaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Raised in a home that valued literature, Kanishk Tharoor shares his passion for historical settings and the short story form
  • Brains take the stand
    Apr 05, 2017 Reviewed by Caleb Carr
    Neuroscience entered the courtroom in a landmark Manhattan case
  • On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder review
    Apr 05, 2017 Reviewed by Richard J. Evans
    Lessons from Nazi Germany and eastern Europe show us how democracy dies, and what we must do to save it
  • Home and exile
    Mar 29, 2017 Reviewed by Michiko Kakutani
    In Exit West, Mohsin Hamid mixes global trouble with a bit of magic
  • Story of world’s most infamous diamond
    Mar 29, 2017 By Aditi Bhaduri Special to Weekend Review
    Scottish historian and writer William Dalrymple speaks about his latest book, Kohinoor