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Book Reviews: 7 March
OUT NOW THE LOVE BOOK EDITED by Allie Esiri (Square Peg, £20; offer price, £15.95) Esiri, creator of the acclaimed poetry app iF Poems, has brought together an inspired selection of classic and contemporary texts on amatory themes, in an elegantly...
Book Reviews: 14 March
OUT NOW THOSE WILD WYNDHAMS: Three Sisters At The Heart Of Power by Claudia Renton (William Collins, £25; offer price, £20) Writing about three complex women who were born 150 years ago is not easy, but Renton carries out the task with panache,...
Book Reviews: 21 March
OUT NOW SHEILA: THE AUSTRALIAN INGENUE WHO BEWITCHED BRITISH SOCIETY by Robert Wainwright (Allen & Unwin, £14.99; offer price, £13.49) The charismatic Sheila Chisholm, who galloped through high society in the early 20th century, later vanished into the...
Book Reviews: 28 March
OUT NOW TALKING TO OURSELVES by Andrés Neuman, translated by Nick Caistor and Lorenza García (Pushkin Press, £8.99; offer price, £8.54) Neuman captures a family under strain in this skilfully executed tale of secrets and confl icting loyalties. Mario,...
Book Reviews: 4 April
OUT NOW SONG FOR AN APPROACHING STORM by Peter Fröberg Idling (Pushkin Press, £12.99; offer price, £11.69) It’s rare to come across such a confident debut novel, structured with meticulous attention to historical detail, but allowing room to flex the...
Book Reviews: 11 April
OUT NOW PARLIAMENT THE BIOGRAPHY: VOLUME by Chris Bryant (Doubleday, £25; offer price, £20) Fixing the date of the first English parliament has proved difficult for historians. With a politician’s pragmatism, Chris Bryant cuts through the semantic...
Book Reviews: 25 April
OUT NOW THE QUICK by Lauren Owen (Jonathan Cape, £12.99; offer price, £11.69) ‘There were owls in the nursery’ is an irresistible opening line: a whispered promise of gentle mysteries. In the first few chapters, Owen recreates the familiar world of the...
Book Reviews: 2 May
OUT NOW FAMILY LIFE by Akhil Sharma (Faber & Faber, £14.99; offer price, £12.49) Sharma’s largely autobiographical novel explores childhood experiences of emigration from India to America in the 1970s. Young Ajay Mishra, his parents and brother,...
Book Reviews: 9 May
OUT NOW THE SMOKE IS RISING by Mahesh Rao (Daunt Books, £14.99; offer price, £13.49) The independent bookshop of iconic carrier-bag fame has launched its first original work of fiction. Set in the city of Mysore in contemporary India, it is densely...
Book Reviews: 16 May
OUT NOW SO MANY MOVING PARTS by Tiffany Atkinson (Bloodaxe Books, £9.95; offer price, £9.45) The award-winning poet’s new collection explores with originality the intrusions of the spiritual into everyday life. These poems are close-ups of ordinary...
Book Reviews: 23 May
OUT NOW MEADOWLAND: THE PRIVATE LIFE OF AN ENGLISH FIELD by John Lewis-Stempel (Doubleday, £14.99; offer price, £12.99) This chronicle of the seasonal changes and wildlife of a meadow in Herefordshire, extracted in last week’s issue, is surprisingly...
Book Reviews: 30 May
OUT NOW BEASTS: WHAT ANIMALS CAN TEACH US ABOUT HUMAN NATURE by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson (Bloomsbury, £20; offer price, £16) In this insightful book, the psychoanalyst and bestselling author explores in detail our relationship to animals, from pets to...
Book Reviews: 6 June
OUT NOW SOME FLOWERS by Vita Sackville-West (National Trust Books, £9.99; offer price, £9.49) When the novelist, poet and gardening doyenne of Sissinghurst fame wrote these ‘portraits’ of 25 flowers in 1937, she lamented the lack of colour pictures to...
Book Reviews: 13 June
OUT NOW THE SKELETON CUPBOARD: The Making Of A Clinical Psychologist by Tanya Byron (Macmillan, £18.99; offer price, £14.99) The much-respected therapist and author shares her experiences of training as a psychologist in this honest and insightful...
Book Reviews: 20 June
OUT NOW A SONG FOR ISSY BRADLEY by Carys Bray (Hutchinson, £12.99; offer price, £11.69) A Mormon family has its beliefs tested to the limit following the death of the youngest child, Issy. The other family members are forced to confront their religious...
Book Reviews: 27 June
OUT NOW PORTRAIT OF ELMBURY by John Moore (Slightly Foxed Editions, £17.50; offer price, £15.75) The latest in the independent publisher’s series of rediscovered classic memoirs is yet another literary hidden gem. This stylish, pocket-sized hardback,...
Book Reviews: 4 July
OUT NOW AREN’T WE SISTERS? by Patricia Ferguson (Penguin Books, £7.99; offer price, £7.59) Lettie Quick, trained by Marie Stopes herself, schools married women about contraception. Her job is legal, but the written requests she receives are not. Norah...
Book Reviews: 11 July
OUT NOW A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrik Backman, translated by Henning Koch (Sceptre, £14.99; offer price, £13.49) The Swedish blogger and columnist wrote this book by popular demand: readers of his blog featuring the eponymous protagonist just couldn’t...
Book Reviews: 18 July
OUT NOW THE GIRL WITH THE WIDOW’S PEAK: The Memoirs by Lady Ursula d’Abo (d’Abo Publications, £12.50; offer price, £11.25) At only 192 pages, this elegant little hardback is a memoir of the best kind. Lady Ursula paints a vivid portrait of a privileged...
Book Reviews: 1 August
OUT NOW THE LAST VICTORIANS: A Daring Reassessment Of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics by W Sydney Robinson (The Robson Press, £20; offer price, £16) Fascinated by his beloved grandfather’s recollections of the ‘olden days’, Robinson resolved to...

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