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Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan review – fierce novel of obsessive love

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There are toxic relationships, and then there’s the relationship at the centre of Megan Nolan’s fearless debut. From compulsive beginning to violent end, the love affair between the novel’s narrator, a young universit...

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

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“There was no religion in my life after early childhood, and a great faith in love was what I had cultivated instead.” The narrator of Acts of Desperation is in her early 20s, living a makeshift, hungover life in a Du...

Christopher Nolan to make drama about the ‘father of the atomic bomb’

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Christopher Nolan has confirmed that his next film will be a drama about the development of the atomic bomb. In a deviation from his work with Warner Bros, the director will head to Universal Pictures for the drama wh...

How did I satisfy my restless hunger for touch? I got a new tattoo

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There was one thing I really wanted during the lockdowns (aside from the, Oh, cessation of the pandemic). I quickly stopped entertaining the idea of anything so unimaginably distant and decadent as sex, but my hunger ...

I haven’t seen my family for more than a year – and the separation has taught me what matters

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I sometimes think about the fact that I’m pretty sure I don’t want children and wonder where the roots of my disinclination lie. I still have the ingrained pregnancy terror of the Catholic girls’ school, 14 years afte...

New York’s mayoral race is a sad disappointment for the left

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The Greatest City in the World can never seem to find a halfway decent mayor. Since the turn of the century, New York has suffered through Rudy Giuliani, who “cleaned up the city” by putting all of its residents in ja...

Now I’m dating again, I’m skipping all that blather about books and films

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God help me, I’m dating again. I thought about this with reverent anticipation for so long and now it’s here. Por supuesto, I have forgotten how to speak, and what an attractive woman is supposed to wear, and how many me...

Our leaders look climate change in the eyes, and shrug

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If you have cultivated an Edgar Allen Poe-like appreciation for the macabre, there is a certain sort of amusement to be had in watching the developed world deal with the insistent onslaught of climate change. Like man...

The pandemic has turned people into tutting scolds. I can’t wait for that to change

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A spectre is haunting Britain – the spectre of the public. Can’t you feel them? They’ve been lying in wait for months, ambiently monstrous, doing God knows what in their homes. Watching overly large televisions, proba...

What happens at Sun Valley, the secret gathering of unelected billionaire Kings?

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There comes a moment in every good gangster movie when all of the villains come together in a remote hideaway to make nefarious plans. If the good guys are smart, this is the moment they swoop in and arrest everyone. ...

Why is Bezos is flying to space? Because billionaires think Earth is a sinking ship

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Jeff Bezos is the most reptilian of billionaires. His heart has never shown evidence of a drop of warm blood. Despite all of the public relations that money can buy, his discomfort with normal human emotion shines thr...