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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 07: Pianist Evgeny Kissin performs on stage during the Carnegie Hall 125th season opening night gala at Carnegie Hall on October 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images)
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Book Review: Left crying out for more

With Kissin's memoirs, less is less

Stephen Pollard

Friday, July 21, 2017

Book Review: Left crying out for more
  • Rachel Seiffert
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    Book review: A Boy in Winter

    Stoddard Martin says Rachel Seiffert's new book would make a great film

    Stoddard Martin

    Tuesday, July 4, 2017

    Book review: A Boy in Winter
  • Michael interviews Jonathan...with a well-chosen mug of tea
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    Keeping it in the family

    Our columnist Jonathan Freedland has a new thriller out. Who better to interview him, we thought, than his proud dad, Michael Freedland?

    Michael Freedland

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Keeping it in the family
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    Siblings and others

    Angela Kiverstein's round up of this month's children's books

    Angela Kiverstein

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Siblings and others
  • President Bush presents Norman Podhoretz with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2004 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    Making it again

    Norman Podhoretz's memoir was sensational in 1967 - but now seems very dated, says Robert Low

    Robert Low

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Making it again
  • George Steiner
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    The thinking man’s anti-Zionist

    For George Steiner a Jew is “someone who, when reading a book, pencil in hand, is convinced he will write a better one”. Gerald Jacobs enjoys a book which captures Steiner's compelling conversations.

    Gerald Jacobs

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    The thinking man’s anti-Zionist
  • Sara Paretsky
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    VI Warshawski goes to Kansas

    Sara Paretsky's PI heroine is still a refreshing read, 18 books on, says Alan Montague

    Alan Montague

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    VI Warshawski goes to Kansas
  • Nicholas de Lange
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    Translators come out of the shadows

    Two Israeli novels are up for the Man Booker International Prize. Susan Reuben spoke to translators Jessica Cohen and Nicholas de Lange.

    Susan Reuben

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Translators come out of the shadows
  • The victorious Benfica side, twice European champions.
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    Football’s greatest comeback

    David Bolchover's new book examines the life and legacy of legendary football coach Bela Guttmann

    David Bolchover

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    Football’s greatest comeback
  • Amanda Craig
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    A Jewish country life

    'Better one day in London than a thousand years with the sheep' says a character in Amanda Craig's new novel - and he's (half) Jewish. But does he represent a truthful stereotype?

    Amanda Craig

    Friday, June 2, 2017

    A Jewish country life
  • Jonathan Dean
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    Refugee roots link past and present

    Jonathan Dean grew up in leafy Surrey, but his grandfather and great-grandfather were refugees. His new book delves into his family history of migration and persecution.

    Jennifer Lipman

    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Refugee roots link past and present