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THE UNDEAD FOR ADULTS

Six Good Books: Maggie Fergusson recommends a vampire novel for people who don’t like vampire novels, and the life of a much-loved control-freak read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbiographyfictionhistoryMaggie Fergussonmay/June 2014memoirSix Good Books

UNITED IN ISOLATION

Found in Translation: Simon Willis is gripped by David Grossman's original meditation on bereavement read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsbooksdavid grossmanFound in translationMarch/April 2014Simon Willis

MATISSE CUTS IT FINE

Short Read: for her pick of the exhibitions, Olivia Weinberg chooses the vibrant work of an old man with a pair of scissors read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtArtsMarch/April 2014matisseOlivia WeinbergTHIS SEASON

BLANK WEEKEND, DETAILED NOTES

Short Read: our literary editor, Maggie Fergusson, recalls three days last summer spent reading "The Luminaries" read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artseleanor cattonfiction

HAVE YOU READ THAT STORY?

Five years ago, Simon Willis read an unpublished short story by an unknown writer. The first paragraph had him hooked read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsbookseleanor cattonfictionmemoirSimon Willis

THE OFFICE BOOK CLUB

"The Luminaries" has been appearing on one colleague's desk after another. Lucy Farmer reports read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT Artsbookseleanor cattonLucy Farmerman booker prizeTalks

PETER BROOK'S MAGIC TOUCH

The Visual CV: his pioneering career has now spanned 65 years. Irving Wardle picks the best productions by England’s greatest director read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsIrving WardleMarch/April 2014theatrevisual cv

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