In his comic novel, Lost for Words, the much shortlisted and awarded Edward St Aubyn draws a profile of a jury that cannot but bring to mind parallels with the Man Booker Prize.
The publishing history of Ulysses reminds us that what makes Joyce’s book difficult is a facet of what makes it liberating.
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The Everest story must be re-assessed to give Sherpas their due — because they are there.
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Ricky Pontings straight-talking account offers a glimpse into the mind of a great sportsperson.
A new anthology of cricket writings shows how each spectators reading of the game gives cricket its special place.
The interesting question is: how will a party born of a protest movement that claimed to be free of party politics and politicians now transact power?
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Legislatures across the world have become arenas of partisan deadlock.
Malcolm Gladwell's latest book is a disjointed rehash of already-learnt life lessons.
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This winter,grab a reminder of crickets long arc in the West Indies.
After a great playing career,he still has some dues to pay to cricket.
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The question is: will both leaders step up to it?
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These are the voices of the epic’s female characters, some of them legendary, others known but not much heard from, yet others dimly glimpsed but so far unnamed, and some few invented to bridge lacunae in the narrative.