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Book Reviews: 14 September
OUT NOW THE HEART BROKE IN by James Meek (Canongate, £17.99) The Heart Broke In, described on its cover as an old-fashioned story of modern times is, like James Meek's first novel, expertly written and researched. 'Be sure your sins will find you out'...
Book Reviews: 13 July
OUT NOW PIECES OF LIGHT: THE NEW SCIENCE OF MEMORY by Charles Fernyhough (Profile Books, £14.99) Fernyhough is a novelist and academic psychologist who introduces current work about memory by means of exploring examples from real lives and fictional...
Book Reviews: 10 January
OUT NOW THE FIRST BOHEMIANS: Life And Art In London’s Golden Age by Vic Gatrell (Penguin, £25; offer price, £20) London’s Covent Garden takes centre stage in Gatrell’s sometimes hilarious, consistently shocking tale of what we have come to understand...
New research unveiled today shows that a quarter of UK adults (over 12 million people ) have only picked up a book to read for pleasure once or less in the past six months . Nearly one in 10 adults claim they never read books (8 percent), with over a...
Book reviews: 28 September
OUT NOW MERIVEL: A MAN OF HIS TIME by Rose Tremain (Chatto & Windus, £18.99) Waiting games can be frustrating but in this fi ttingly autumnalfeeling novel, delays, hesitations and frustrations make for both absorbing and affecting material. The victim...
Book Reviews: 29 November
OUT NOW PRISCILLA: THE HIDDEN LIFE OF AN ENGLISHWOMAN IN WARTIME FRANCE by Nicholas Shakespeare (Harvill Secker, £18.99; offer price, £14.99) As a boy, Nicholas Shakespeare was fascinated by his beautiful and mysterious half-aunt Priscilla, who was...
Book Reviews: 2 August
OUT NOW CITADEL by Kate Mosse (Orion, £20; offer price, £16.50) This isn’t the sort of book you can throw in your handbag and read on the train – it’s just too big. But it’s a rather brilliant read. Set during the Second World War, 18-year-old Sandrine...
Book Reviews: 24 May
OUT NOW THIS BOY: A MEMOIR OF A CHILDHOOD by Alan Johnson (Bantam Press, £16.99; offer price, £12.99) Another parliamentary Johnson, but not one of those… This one, Alan, has held cabinet posts in the Brown and Blair governments and his upbringing...
Book Reviews: 18 January
OUT NOW THE TINY WIFE by Andrew Kaufman (The Friday Project, £6.99) A bank robber targets a group of ordinary people, but instead of stealing their money, he steals their souls. In the days that follow, each one of them is overcome by a unique and...
Book reviews: 7 December
OUT NOW DEAR LIFE by Alice Munro (Chatto & Windus, £18.99) From its wonderful, resonant title to its ‘Finale’ – four ‘not quite stories… autobiographical in feeling’, as they are introduced – this book is vintage Alice Munro, full of the strange twists...
Book reviews: 9 November
OUT NOW A CAT, A HAT, AND A PIECE OF STRING by Joanne Harris (Doubleday, £15) More than half the stories in this collection from Joanne Harris, the bestselling author of Chocolat, have not been published before. For £15, you’d quite like the whole lot...
Book reviews: 5 October
OUT NOW A POSSIBLE LIFE by Sebastian Faulks (Hutchinson, £18.99) According to the author, this is a book concerned with 'the limitations of human identity'. Neither a novel nor a collection of short stories, it's perhaps best described as five...
Book reviews: 13 April
OUT NOW THE FEVER TREE, Jennifer McVeigh (Viking, £12.99), 352PP When Frances Irvine's father dies unexpectedly, leaving untold debts, her world of privilege comes crashing down. Cast out by her wealthy uncle and seemingly set for a life of drudgery as...
The works of the great gardeners
The harshest aspect of living on site while my house undergoes a major refurbishment has turned out to be the loss of access to my books. I am surviving happily pro tem without serious cooking facilities in a kitchen that is a work in progress. I can...
A new childhood: Picture Books From Soviet Russia
What memory is more powerful than our childhood picture books? Peter Rabbit in his little blue jacket… Christopher Robin and his animal friends peering over the bridge, waiting for the sticks to heave into view… This new exhibition at the House of...
LOVE DUET - part 2
While at a London concert by the talented twin musicians Fiametta and Fiorenza Dorino, the narrator had told his companion of the sisters’ mysterious secret and how it related to a meeting, nearly a decade earlier, with an enigmatic Parsee man named...
Book Reviews: 27 September
OUT NOW BONZO’S WAR by Clare Campbell (Corsair, £14.99; offer price, £12.99) Campbell’s chronological account of dogs during the Second World War reveals what happened to the nation’s pets between 1939 and 1945. Not for the fainthearted, with its...
Julie Andrews may have forever made the character her own in the 1964 film, but Mary Poppins was ‘practically perfect in every way’ long before she made the leap on to celluloid. In fact, the world’s most famous nanny arrived at No 17 Cherry Tree Lane...
The Blyton question
Controversy in the quiet Buckinghamshire town of Beaconsfi eld where a row has erupted over the legacy of Enid Blyton. A week-long celebration of the author’s life is being planned for June, but some residents are opposing the festival, saying many of...
Book reviews: 6 April
OUT NOW ALYS, ALWAYS Harriet Lane (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, £12.99), 224pp It's not often that you pick up a first novel with an unpromising title and a somewhat gloomy cover by a female writer you've never really heard of and, six hours later, put it...

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