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A Good Read: Tobias Menzies & Gytha Lodge

Does a Tiger Come to Tea? Harriett Gilbert finds out


Once Upon a Time, When America Its Paid Writers

In February of 1935, at the end of a hellishly cold winter, a small group of writers bundled up in c...

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Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan review – learning to say no

A young Irish woman looks back on a toxic relationship in an impressive first novel with a niggling ...

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‘Sense’ a Poem by Dawn Lundy Martin

“Sense,” the first sacrifice—that cohesion dispersed. Only lull left, “pause,” they say, no suc...

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A Taste for the Difficult

Charles Rosen’s first review in these pages appeared just over fifty years ago, in the February 26,...

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It’s time to start talking about kink – and take the shame away from it

It wasn’t long ago that kink was so forbidden as to go largely unmentioned. We hope our book will h...

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Tom Stoppard: A Life by Hermione Lee review – an exceptional biography

An astute study of the dazzlingly clever playwright, which details the parties and famous friends, b...

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