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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...

‘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,...

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...

Mariana Enríquez: ‘I don’t want to be complicit in any kind of silence’ | Horror books

Mariana Enríquez, 48, lives in Buenos Aires. She is the author of nine books, including two short story collections, The Dangers of Smoking...

The Birdcatcher by Gayl Jones review – portrait of an artist | Fiction

American author Gayl Jones is powering into her eighth decade with a new novel only a year after the publication of her epic...

Here Be Leviathans by Chris Flynn review – luminescent experiments in narrative voice | Short stories

Reading Here Be Leviathans, I was reminded that everyone – you, me, all of us – will die. Sooner or later, everyone we...

I Will Die in a Foreign Land by Kalani Pickhart review – Ukraine’s struggle | Fiction

The Russo-Ukrainian war did not start with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. The conflict goes back to 2014 and the...

Tom Hanks announces ‘wildly ambitious’ first novel | Books

Oscar winner Tom Hanks’s debut novel has been announced, and is due out next year. The book, Hanks’s second foray into fiction –...

The Foghorn Echoes by Danny Ramadan review – recovery among the ruins | Fiction

Danny Ramadan, a Syrian-Canadian author, is a prominent advocate of LGBTQ+ and refugee rights. Like his debut, The Clothesline Swing, which won the...

In brief: Bibliomaniac; She and Her Cat; The Babel Message – reviews | Books

Robin InceAtlantic, £16.99, pp320You may think you have a book problem but, as likely as not, comedian Ince’s will dwarf it. Incapable of...

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