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Jonathan Coe, Radical Fairy Tales, Alex Wheatle

Chris Power talks to Jonathan Coe about bringing Billy Wilder to life in his new novel.


How the mysteries of the eel’s sex life have inspired a bestseller

Swedish author Patrik Svensson tells how the mix of family memoir and nature became a surprise inter...

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N.A.M. Rodger: I want to be an Admiral

The​ ‘common seamen’ of the age of sail are both an obvious subject to write about, and a...

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Table of contents

Table of contents from London Review of Books Vol. 42 No. 15 (Friday 17 July 2020)

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Act of Grace by Anna Krien review – a hugely impressive first novel

The journalist and poet follows her flawed characters from Iraq to Australia in brilliant, indelible...

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Why is The Known World So Good?

Edward P. Jones’s The Known World occupies a somewhat odd space in the literary canon: it is highly...

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Good News: Mary Ruefle Can’t Keep Up with All the Books Being Published, Either

How To Proceed is a bi-monthly conversation about writing, creativity and the world we live in. Auth...

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