• April 20, 2018
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Book Review

  • An exploration of Indian cricket
    10:11 am Reviewed by Esha NagStaff Writer
    Boria Majumdar’s latest book charts the evolution of the game both on and off the field
  • The untold story of cricket
    Apr 18, 2018 By Esha NagStaff Writer
    Indian sports journalist Boria Majumdar’s latest book sheds new light on Monkeygate, Lalit Modi’s suspension and match-fixing
  • Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday, a dizzying debut
    Apr 18, 2018 Reviewed by Justine Jordan
    This thrilling novel about a relationship between an ageing writer and a young woman explores the uses of creativity
  • James Comey has a story to tell
    Apr 18, 2018 Reviewed by Michiko Kakutani
    The central theme in former FBI director’s impassioned book are the toxic consequences of lying
  • The American writer’s latest novel, The Female Persuasion, addresses how feminism passes down, or not, from one generation to the next
  • The Overstory by Richard Powers review
    Apr 11, 2018 Reviewed by Tim Martin
    The Overstory by Richard Powers is a tale about diverse lives deeply connected to environmental principles
  • All in the family
    Apr 04, 2018 Reviewed by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    Sprawling, funny and deeply tender, Luis Alberto Urrea’s novel tackles the intricacies of family and the ravages of time
  • A story of love and grief
    Apr 04, 2018 By Paula Cocozza
    Separated from his parents at six, German wunderkind Benedict Wells poured his turmoil into The End of Loneliness
  • I’ll Be Gone in the Dark review
    Apr 04, 2018 Reviewed by Jeremy Lybarger
    A fanatical quest to identify California’s 1970s Golden State Killer is told in gripping, grisly detail
  • Put on a happy face
    Apr 04, 2018 Reviewed by Sarah Bakewell
    Life is becoming longer, less violent, more prosperous, better educated, more tolerant and more fulfilling
  • The boy who thought he was a wolf
    Mar 28, 2018 Reviewed by Lewis Jones
    Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain through some extraordinary cases
  • The world’s first air force
    Mar 28, 2018 Reviewed by Lewis Jones
    The British Army and Navy employed childish tactics to thwart the creation of the RAF in 1918
  • Giving up the ghost
    Mar 28, 2018 Reviewed by Cynthia Haven
    A new novel by celebrated Albanian writer Ismail Kadare grapples with the supernatural
  • Amy Chua turns to political tribalism
    Mar 28, 2018 By Lucy Rock
    Less well known for being a Yale professor, the author has just published a book that explores the destructive force of tribalism
  • With his own novel Upstate landing on critics’ desks, James Wood talks about writing, family and his ‘buoyant’ disposition
  • Lullaby by Leila Slimani review
    Mar 14, 2018 Reviewed by Julie Myerson
    This tense, deftly written novel about a perfect nanny’s transition into a monster will take your breath away