• January 24, 2017
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Book Review

  • The Golden Legend review
    Jan 18, 2017 Reviewed by Lara Feigel
    Realism and fable combine in Nadeem Aslam’s tale of terrorism, tragedy and romance across religious divides
  • An immigrant story of a different kind
    Jan 18, 2017 By Claire Armitstead
    Jade Chang’s debut novel was conceived as the US fell into recession, and tells a story of living inside and outside the national dream
  • ‘Krazy’ by Michael Tisserand review
    Jan 18, 2017 Reviewed by Nelson George
    Looking for clues to the influential cartoonist George Herriman’s relationship to his racial identity
  • Penelope Lively on her unexpected new collection and feeling more engaged with British politics than ever
  • Emma Donoghue on her ‘regime’, research and adapting her work for the screen
  • Books in 2017: a literary calendar
    Jan 09, 2017 The Guardian
    Jane Austen’s bicentenary, Arundhati Roy’s first novel in 20 years, and unpublished F. Scott Fitzgerald... the literary year ahead
  • Race relations in America
    Jan 04, 2017 Reviewed by Roxane Gay
    A black nurse and a white supremacist are the primary narrators of Jodi Picoult’s ‘Small Great Things’
  • ‘Trump supporters need my book’
    Jan 04, 2017 By Alex Clark
    Jodi Picoult, the bestselling novelist on why she has chosen to tackle race in America — and why she’s never going to win a Nobel prize
  • A football fanatic’s handbook
    Jan 04, 2017 Reviewed by Somshankar BandyopadhyaySenior Pages Editor
    ‘Tiro: A football odyssey from Amazon to Alps’ packs engaging essays about a sport that unites or divides the world in a way no other can
  • The Tragedy of US Foreign Policy review
    Jan 04, 2017 Reviewed by David E. Sanger
    Whatever they say as candidates, American presidents tend to fall prey to a ‘Utopian temptation’
  • Best books of 2016, picked by authors
    Dec 25, 2016 Guardian News & Media Ltd
    From Zadie Smith’s Swing Time to Sebastian Barry’s Days Without End... writers choose their best reads of the year
  • The forgotten Gandhi and India's 'VIP'
    Dec 21, 2016 By Vikas Datta
    A biography of Feroze Gandhi aims to portray him in a more balanced light, as a man of many parts
  • Walks into the real Hundred Acre Wood
    Dec 21, 2016 By Mythily Ramachandran, Special to Weekend Review
    How author Kathryn Aalto recreated the magic of Winnie-the-Pooh’s forest, an actual place that inspired A.A. Milne
  • Rotten Row by Petina Gappah review
    Dec 21, 2016 Reviewed by F.T. Kola
    From the hairdresser’s salon to the kombi bus, these short stories vividly capture ordinary lives and the tensions that call for the law
  • The least well-behaved writer of her age
    Dec 21, 2016 Reviewed by Gaby Wood
    Angela Carter liked to blur categories and break rules. In writing her novels, she threw all sorts of things at the paper
  • Ivory tower
    Dec 21, 2016 Reviewed by James Ryerson
    The notion that life, including intelligent life, exists beyond Earth seems more persuasive than ever