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Trends in Fiction, Summer 2018

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: trends in fiction are fickle things and predicting them can be hard. But watching (and reading) what is currently selling is vital if you are to pitch your own novel successfully to an agent or publisher. Being able to see where your book fits in […]



Slam from Sudan: how Emtithal Mahmoud shook the world | Books | The Guardian

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Source: Slam from Sudan: how Emtithal Mahmoud shook the world | Books | The Guardian



The rise of autofiction, with Olivia Laing and Christina Patterson – books podcast | Books | The Guardian

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Source: The rise of autofiction, with Olivia Laing and Christina Patterson – books podcast | Books | The Guardian



Rosemary Hill · What does she think she looks like?: The Dress in Your Head · LRB 28 March 2018

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

This isn’t an essay about clothes, exactly, nor is it about fashion, quite. It is about women and clothes and something that happens between them that we could think of as a kind of third rail of female experience. I’ve thought about this for some time but my thoughts were focused when I saw Isabelle […]



Pankaj Mishra reviews ‘The People v. Democracy’ by Yascha Mounk and ‘Not Enough’ by Samuel Moyn

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Vol. 40 No. 12 · 21 June 2018 pages 9-13 | 4934 words facebook twitter emailletterciteprint Tlarger | smaller The Mask It Wears Pankaj Mishra BuyThe People v. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It by Yascha Mounk Harvard, 400 pp, £21.95, March, ISBN 978 0 674 97682 5 BuyNot […]