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Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead review – a delicious heist novel

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For more than 20 years Colson Whitehead has delivered novels notable for cultural satire, racial allegory, genre expansion and quirkiness: The Intuitionist, Sag Harbor, Zone One, The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer #1)...

New hustle: Pulitzer winner Colson Whitehead on his heist novel

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Something strange happened the morning after Colson Whitehead finished his forthcoming novel. “I put the book to bed, and then I got up the next morning and Minneapolis was on fire,“ 他说. 它是 26 可能 2020, the f...

And then there were two: novel thought to have inspired Agatha Christie gets UK publication

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A group of guests are invited to a party but, when they arrive, their mysterious host tells them by broadcast that they will all die by morning. This is not in fact the well-known plot of Agatha Christie’s And Then Th...

‘Novel of the moment’: Sally Rooney’s third book hits the shelves

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It’s been one of the most hyped book releases in the literary calendar, with fans desperate to get their hands on a copy of Sally Rooney’s hotly anticipated third novel. Following on from the dizzying success of her c...

A new start after 60: ‘I always dreamed of being a writer – and published my first novel at 70’

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When Anne Youngson’s agent told her a publisher had made an offer for her first novel, she was worried. “我说: ‘Don’t they want to meet me?’ I was convinced that when they discovered how old I was, their whole attit...

Forget AC-12, meet DS-5: Jed Mercurio on his new graphic novel Sleeper

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Jed Mercurio has mastered the art, and science, of keeping audiences deeply invested in his intricate, web-like plots. A record-breaking 12 million viewers simultaneously tuned into the final episode of his police cor...

Rachel Cusk’s singular novel stands out on wide-ranging Booker longlist

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This is a longlist light on debuts and surprises, heavy on historical fiction, with an impressive geographical reach and an interest in the weight of the past. The biggest names look to the future, 然而: Kazuo Ishi...

AK Blakemore wins Desmond Elliott prize for ‘stunning’ debut novel

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AK Blakemore has won the Desmond Elliott prize for best debut, with her historical novel about the English witch trials of the 17th century, The Manningtree Witches, praised by judges as a “stunning achievement”. Foll...

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood review – Tarantino’s debut novel shines

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Quentin Tarantino made a career alchemising movie trash into gold: with a connoisseur’s ecstasy, he worked with B-movie language and grindhouse rhetoric. Now he’s done the same with a genre the literary world wrinkles...

Elin Hilderbrand asks for Anne Frank reference to be cut from novel after complaints

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Bestselling romance author Elin Hilderbrand has asked her publisher to remove a reference to Anne Frank from her latest novel after criticism, apologising to readers for including what she described as an “offensive a...

The Great Mistake by Jonathan Lee review – the best American novel of the year is by a Brit

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Jonathan Lee’s The Great Mistake is a novel so comprehensively steeped in American literary history that it comes as something of a surprise to find that its author is a fortysomething from Surrey. It’s as if Lee, WHO...

John Steinbeck’s estate urged to let the world read his shunned werewolf novel

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Years before becoming one of America’s most celebrated authors, John Steinbeck wrote at least three novels which were never published. Two of them were destroyed by the young writer as he struggled to make his name, b ...

Out of office: how the pandemic is rewriting the workplace novel

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What has become of the office? Its small, mundane daily rituals, its smells – of over-boiled coffee, synthetic fabrics, other people’s perfume – the low hum of phone conversations and the whirring of the printer. To t...

Raven Leilani wins Dylan Thomas prize for ‘fearless’ novel Luster

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The American novelist Raven Leilani has won the £20,000 Swansea University Dylan Thomas prize, with her “fearless” debut Luster, about a young black woman who begins dating a white man in an open marriage. The award i...

The Butchers: novel set in Irish BSE crisis wins Ondaatje prize

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Ruth Gilligan’s literary thriller The Butchers, set in the Irish borderlands during the BSE crisis, has won the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje prize for books that “best evoke the spirit of a place”. Gilligan’...

‘The process is shockingly void of communication’: how a graphic novel aims to illuminate IVF

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A man stands in the doorway of a bathroom, brushing his teeth. His wife lies in bed, reading. “So… ummm… are we going to…?” she asks. He pauses for a moment, then enters the bedroom. They have a conversation about sex...

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