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Barbra Streisand to publish her first memoir | Books

Barbra Streisand will publish her first memoir later this year, her publisher has announced.My Name is Barbra will cover the life and six-decade-long...

This Other Eden by Paul Harding review – a novel that impresses time and again | Fiction

Halfway through Paul Harding’s new novel, This Other Eden, a reporter, a photographer, two doctors and three local councillors visit an isolated island...

Audiobook review of The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man

In the 1980s, Paul Newman began working with screenwriter Stewart Stern to compose an oral history about the actor’s life, from his difficult...

History Keeps Me Awake at Night by Christy Edwall review – Roberto Bolaño-inspired debut | Fiction

On 26 September 2014, 43 male students were abducted in southwestern Mexico. The trainee teachers had commandeered several buses to travel to Mexico...

Black history, well told

STARRED REVIEW February 4, 2023 Black history, well told Four sweeping, novelistic nonfiction books illuminate important moments in American history. Share this Article:...

Kenneth Fowler obituary | History

My friend and teacher Kenneth Fowler, who has died aged 88, was an eminent historian of the hundred years war, and a leading...

Interview with Dr. Yvonne Kason MD, Author of Soul Lessons from the Light

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Soul Lessons from the Light? A dramatic Near-Death Experience in a medevac plane...

In brief: The Meaning of Geese; Two Sherpas; The Second Cut – review | Books

Nick AchesonChelsea Green, £18.99, pp240During lockdown, many turned to the wonders of the natural world for solace. None more so than renowned Norfolk...

Book review of Holding Fire by Bryce Andrews

“We’re getting it wrong in this beautiful, ravaged place,” writes author Bryce Andrews (Down From the Mountain) in Holding Fire: A Reckoning With...

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