• September 23, 2018
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Books

  • Why Sally Rooney sees herself as a failure?
    Sep 19, 2018 By Benjamin Secher
    The 27-year-old Irish novelist already has one bestseller and its Booker-longlisted follow-up under her belt
  • A Napoleonic-era tale
    Sep 19, 2018 Reviewed by Johanna Thomas-Corr
    Andrew Miller brings the full range of his virtuosity to bear in a story that veers from comedy and romance to outright menace
  • Delving into the human psyche
    Sep 19, 2018 Reviewed by Jennifer Szalai
    ‘The Personality Brokers’ Conjures the Mother and Daughter Who Helped Us Think of Ourselves as Types
  • Our auditory environment
    Sep 19, 2018 Reviewed by Simon Ings
    If you believe modern life is drowning in noise, think again
  • ‘The audience thinks I’m monstrous’
    Sep 12, 2018 By Andrew Anthony
    The American writer and humourist talks about his sister’s suicide, how he gets shocked by his own writing, and why he hates Moby-Dick
  • King Arthur’s court
    Sep 12, 2018 Reviewed by Toure
    A major new biography celebrates the life and times of a remarkable athlete and activist
  • The Town by Sean Prescott review
    Sep 12, 2018 Reviewed by James Lasdun
    Australian towns are disappearing in a thought-provoking novel that ranges from the banal to the apocalyptic
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney review
    Sep 05, 2018 Reviewed by Julie Myerson
    The author’s latest novel, a tale of on-off romance, male fragility and abuse, leaves even her own astounding debut in the shade
  • ‘Wuthering Heights strikes me as silly’
    Sep 05, 2018 By Lisa O’Kelly
    The American author on dreams of escape, her favourite new writers and why she doesn’t share the love for Elena Ferrante
  • Learning from Henry Kissinger
    Sep 05, 2018 Reviewed by Jeremi Suri
    Diplomacy as the art of winning friends and influencing adversaries
  • Modern history of the Middle East
    Sep 05, 2018 Reviewed by Ahmad MustafaSpecial to Weekend Review
    Fawaz A. Gerges examines the conflict between political Islamists and secular-leaning nationalists
  • ‘Inequality has never been more catastrophic’
    Aug 29, 2018 By Claire Armitstead
    Anuradha Roy’s latest novel features artists, radicals and political upheaval drawn from real life. The Indian writer talks about social change
  • The Shepherd’s Hut by Tim Winton review
    Aug 29, 2018 Reviewed by Rachel Seiffert
    Big themes — faith, salvation — and visionary splendour in the burning saltflats
  • Former ISI chief reflects on his time in office
    Aug 29, 2018 By Asad DurraniSpecial to Weekend Review
    Asad Durrani’s memoir is an insightful book on Pakistan’s transition from the military rule to democracy and new perspectives on Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy goals
  • Tales of those who till the soil
    Aug 16, 2018 By Tessy KoshySpecial to Weekend Review
    Author Lathika George’s recent book is an ode to farmers and food producers in India
  • British author died surrounded by those he loved, says wife