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Novelist Julie Myerson: ‘You cannot have a child addicted to a substance and not feel the most immense guilt

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Few writers have published and been damned with quite the ferocity Julie Myerson was back in 2009 for her memoir The Lost Child. The book, which included descriptions of her 17-year-old son Jake’s cannabis addiction a...

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga among this year’s Windham-Campbell prize winners

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Pulitzer prizewinning Margo Jefferson, playwright Winsome Pinnock and acclaimed novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga are among this year’s recipients of the $165,000 (£120,000) Windham-Campbell prizes. The award, which is one ...

‘The clap for the NHS meant nothing’: novelist turned doctor Roopa Farooki on her frontline experience of Covid

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2월에 2020, when the novelist and doctor Roopa Farooki first sat down to write her latest book, coronavirus was “something that was kind of buzzing around” in the background. “Those of us going to work every day...

PEN prize-winning Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija illegally detained and tortured

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Ugandan satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who was named International Writer of Courage by PEN last year, has been illegally detained and tortured for criticising the president and his son, his lawyer said. ...

Novelist Tessa Hadley: ‘If I met my characters, I might not like them’

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Tessa Hadley walks into the sitting room of a hotel in London’s West End that is a pleasant mixture of Christmassy, deserted and library-quiet – a welcome side-effect of the pandemic. ~에 65, she has an eager, intellig...

Novelist Bernardine Evaristo to be president of Royal Society of Literature

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Bernardine Evaristo is to be the next president of the Royal Society of Literature, becoming the first writer of colour to hold the position. Evaristo, whose novel Girl, 여성, Other won the Booker prize in 2019, will...

Franz Kafka drawings reveal ‘sunny’ side to bleak Bohemian novelist

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Stricken with self-doubt, paranoia and existential despair, the writings of Franz Kafka have taken generations of readers on what the author called “the descent into the cold abyss of oneself”. A trove of 150 drawings...

Ethel Carnie Holdsworth: campaigners push to revive fame of working-class novelist

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Ethel Carnie Holdsworth wrote in 1914 that “literature up till now has been lopsided, dealing with life only from the standpoint of one class”. Now the Lancashire mill worker and author, a forgotten name who is believ...

Jean Hanff Korelitz: ‘I wanted to be a literary novelist. But I realised that I liked plot’

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1 월 2020, the American novelist Jean Hanff Korelitz was “all in all, not in a great place”, despite the runaway success of the HBO series The Undoing, based on her novel You Should Have Known. She was extremely...

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter prize

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Tsitsi Dangarembga, the Booker-shortlisted Zimbabwean writer who was arrested last year in Harare while protesting against corruption, has been awarded the PEN Pinter prize, praised for her “ability to capture and com...

Novelist Sunjeev Sahota: ‘It’s dispiriting how little we talk about class in the UK’

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Since the publication of his debut novel, Ours Are the Streets, 에 2011, Sunjeev Sahota’s literary output has worked emphatically within the geopolitical fabric of our time, reaching into the darker recesses of the Br...

‘I learned about storytelling from Final Fantasy’: novelist Raven Leilani on Luster and video games

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There is an extraordinary and telling moment in Raven Leilani’s acclaimed novel Luster, about a young black woman who has an affair with a middle-aged white man and ends up living with his family. The woman, 이디, ~이다 ...