Madeleine Thien, David Szalay, Deborah Levy, Paul Beatty, Ottessa Moshfegh and Graeme Macrae Burnet reveal the inspirations behind the books competing for the UK’s top literary prizeDo Not Say We Have Nothing Continue reading...
The novelist and screenwriter avoids the deadening effects of routine, and walks the dog when he needs a breakI try not to think in terms of writing days. Writing is so solitary, so repetitive, that if you allow it to become routine the whole experience can become deadening. So I don’t start at a particular time or write a certain number of words. I can be i […]
Boty was the first female pioneer of the British pop art movement before she died tragically young. Ali Smith pays tribute to an incarnation of the swinging 60sIt’s a very arsy painting. A cartoon-like traditional theatrical proscenium arch, complete with scrolls, pillars and an imperial coat of arms surrounded by unfurled flags, frames a stage whose space i […]
As publishing begins the long climb to Christmas, Paul Beatty joins us to talk about life on the Man Booker shortlistIn this week’s podcast we discuss the limits of acceptability with novelist Paul Beatty, whose scorching satire of black American identity has been shortlisted for next week’s Man Booker prize. He explains why he created a character who enslav […]
Truth is disentangled from myth in this finely judged and elegant life of the much-loved author of The Bloody Chamber and Nights at the CircusRadicalism was in Angela Carter’s blood. Her grandfather, Walter Farthing, was a soldier whose career took him around the Raj to Malabar, Rangoon and the Andaman Islands, a particularly brutal penal colony. What he saw […]
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