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Banana skinned

Angela Kiverstein's monthly round up of children's books

Angela Kiverstein

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Banana skinned
  • Anthony Horowitz
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    Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider's return

    He writes books for adults and children, television and plays. "It’s nice to be writing after 47 books and realising I’m not drying up, I’m getting better,” Anthony Horowitz tells Angela Kiverstein.

    Angela Kiverstein

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Anthony Horowitz: Alex Rider's return
  • Naomi Alderman
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    Wham, bam, hit your man

    Anne Garvey enjoys an electrifying feminist tale of the future

    Anne Garvey

    Monday, May 15, 2017

    Wham, bam, hit your man
  • Francesca Segal
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    Of love, loss and awkwardness

    Francesca Segal was garlanded with praise and awards for her first book, The Innocents, set in Jewish north-west London. Her second is slightly less Jewish, she tells Jessica Weinstein.

    Jessica Weinstein

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Of love, loss and awkwardness
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    Saying Primo Levi's words out loud

    It is 70 years since the publication of Primo Levi’s If This Is A Man — ahead of a planned live reading of the book, AL Kennedy reflects on its impact

    AL Kennedy

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Saying Primo Levi's words out loud
  • 25/03/2015: Writer Daniel Hahn photographed at the Story Museum in Oxford. Picture: COPYRIGHT John Lawrence 07850 429934
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    Interview: Booker judge Daniel Hahn

    Read 126 novels and come up with a shortlist of six - the job of a literary award panellist isn't easy...

    Susan Reuben

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Interview: Booker judge Daniel Hahn
  • Sir Jonathan Miller: 'A Jack of all trades, a grasshopper'
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    A grasshopper's thoughts

    A new collection of Jonathan Miller's writing has many delights, says Robert Low.

    Robert Low

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    A grasshopper's thoughts
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    Mengele with schmaltz

    Toby Lichtig is not impressed by a novel about one of the darkest corners of the Holocaust

    Toby Lichtig

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Mengele with schmaltz
  • Howard Jacobson
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    Review: Howard Jacobson's Pussy

    David Herman enjoys a dark satire written quickly in response to Trump's election

    David Herman

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Review: Howard Jacobson's Pussy
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    Underpants and heroes

    Angela Kiverstein's monthly round up of children's books.

    Angela Kiverstein

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Underpants and heroes