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Richard E Grant on grief, fame and life without a filter: ‘I 100% believe that secrets are toxic’ | Richard E Grant

Five days after Joan Washington, Richard E Grant’s wife of 35 years, died from lung cancer in September 2021, he got a phone...

National Book Awards 2022: Gayl Jones, Sharon Olds, Imani Perry among finalists | National Book Awards

Gayl Jones, Imani Perry and Sharon Olds are among the finalists for the 2022 National Book Awards, to be held in November in...

Book review of Rest Is Resistance by Tricia Hersey

Founder of the Nap Ministry Tricia Hersey has created a startling, generous new work in Rest Is Resistance. Grounding her debut book in...

Sarah Ruhl: ‘It’s the ultimate age of Narcissus’ | Books

The US playwright Sarah Ruhl, 48, had recently given birth to twins when she discovered, after a lactation consultant noticed one of her...

‘Funny’, ‘punchy, ‘a gorgeous writer’: the best Australian books out in October | Australian books

Reasons Not to Worry by Brigid DelaneyNonfiction, Allen & Unwin, $24.99Things just happen to Brigid Delaney. In her weekly column for the Guardian,...

Book review of Waging a Good War by Thomas E. Ricks

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Those of us who love peace must organize as effectively as the war hawks.” James Lawson, a key...

An Intimate History of Evolution by Alison Bashford review – the incredible Huxleys | History books

“Dear Sir,” wrote a nameless correspondent to Julian Huxley in 1937. “Would you consent to being the father of my wife’s child, possibly...

Verse, Chorus, Monster! by Graham Coxon review – Britpop’s unlikely lad | Autobiography and memoir

As Blur bossed the 90s, and Damon Albarn’s bouncy songs about Englishness came to exemplify Britpop, Graham Coxon could usually be found scowling...

In brief: Three Times a Countess; Queen High; Nina Simone’s Gum – review | Books

Tina GaudoinConstable, £25, pp326Raine Spencer is best remembered today as the stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, but, as Gaudoin reveals in her...

Book review of Feral City by Jeremiah Moss

Since the early 1990s, Jeremiah Moss has lived in—and fiercely loved—New York City. In 2007, the poet and psychoanalyst launched the blog Jeremiah’s...

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