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Madeline Miller on The Song of Achilles: ‘It helped people come out to their parents’

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Many seeds grew to make this book. My mother reading myths to me as a child. The teacher who taught me Greek. An independent LGBTQ+ bookstore near my house in Philadelphia called Giovanni’s Room, filled with luminous,...

Luisa Miller review – Verdi’s dark tragedy gains focus and ferocity in stark staging

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It took nearly a decade for Verdi’s Luisa Miller to be staged in the UK. At its 1858 London premiere, reigning critic Henry Chorley slammed the romantic tragedy as “the weakest of the weak”, predicting that it wouldn’...

Kei Miller selects the UK’s 10 best emerging writers

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The brief from National Centre for Writing and British Council was a straight-forward one: to select 10 of the most promising, most interesting new talents working in the UK right now. Emerging talents. I got stuck on...

Wander Darkly review – Sienna Miller drives psychological indie drama

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind meets Ghost in this relationship indie from Tara Miele about a woman who is killed – or is she? – in a car crash. Sienna Miller is brilliant as gallerist Adrienne, who’s out on a ...