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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