Books

barr

Brutish Brits

May 23, 2019 4:57 pm

You Will Be Safe Here by Damian Barr reviewed

white bret easton ellis

Gen Xers v. Millennials

May 20, 2019 7:43 am

White by Bret Easton Ellis reviewed

twitter jack dorsey

Twitter is a virus of the mind

May 17, 2019 2:01 pm

If you log off, you lose your influence: An Encounter Ideas essay

cari mora

Gothic extremes of human cruelty

May 16, 2019 3:23 pm

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris reviewed

sailors sketchbooks

Drawing from the deck: superb sketches by sailors

May 16, 2019 3:05 pm

The Sea Journal: Seafarers’ Sketchbooks by Huw Lewis-Jones reviewed

psychic sport

Levitating basketball players: investigating the psychic in sport

May 16, 2019 2:46 pm

The Men on Magic Carpets: Searching for the Superhuman Sports Star by Ed Hawkins reviewed

putin judo

It’s judo, not chess, that’s Putin’s game

May 16, 2019 2:30 pm

Dealing with the Russians and We Need to Talk About Putin reviewed

john hersey hiroshima

Where were you when you read John Hersey’s ‘Hiroshima’?

May 16, 2019 2:00 pm

Mr Straight Arrow: The Career of John Hersey, Author of Hiroshima by Jeremy Treglown reviewed

polyglot lovers

Feminism for the Fleabag generation

May 16, 2019 1:43 pm

The Polyglot Lovers by Lina Wolff reviewed

fantasy fiction

Writers blocked: Even fantasy fiction is now offensive

May 16, 2019 7:09 am

Persecution is endemic in the vicious world of Young Adult publishing

slightly foxed arctic

I shall never see the Arctic, but I have Arctic Dreams

May 11, 2019 11:19 am

The frozen north with Barry Lopez: A Slightly Foxed Books essay

Bret Easton Ellis

‘Come on, cancel me’: An interview with Bret Easton Ellis

May 9, 2019 4:29 pm

The American Psycho author is back – and still causing controversy

Is there no end to the retelling of classical myths?

May 9, 2019 4:09 pm

A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes reviewed

richard holbrooke

How to lose friends and alienate people: Richard Holbrooke was a past master

May 9, 2019 4:02 pm

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer reviewed

einstein

The only thing that baffled Einstein was his own popularity

May 9, 2019 3:48 pm

Four books about the great physicist reviewed

plume

Who needs psychogeography?

May 9, 2019 3:35 pm

Plume by Will Wiles reviewed

burn

Satirizing the global society

May 2, 2019 3:02 pm

Only Americans Burn in Hell by Jarett Kobek reviewed

turkey’s

Would Turkey exist as a nation if it hadn’t annihilated its Christians?

May 2, 2019 2:43 pm

The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey’s Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894–1924 by Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi reviewed

ginger child

Should adoptive parents be allowed to pick and choose their child?

May 2, 2019 2:14 pm

The Ginger Child: On Family, Loss and Adoption by Patrick Flanery reviewed

kierkegaard

God save us from Søren Kierkegaard

April 25, 2019 4:05 pm

Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard by Clare Carlisle reviewed

frank harris

The many lives of Frank Harris

April 19, 2019 10:18 am

The weightlifting, stomach-pumping man of Transatlantic letters: A Slightly Foxed books essay

john buchan

Was there no end to John Buchan’s talents?

April 18, 2019 11:22 am

Beyond The Thirty-Nine Steps: A Life of John Buchan by Ursula Buchan reviewed

munch

The Struggle and The Scream: is Karl Ove Knausgaard Munch’s doppelgänger?

April 18, 2019 10:59 am

So Much Longing in So Little Space: The Art of Edvard Munch by Karl Ove Knausgaard reviewed

vasily grossman

Vasily Grossman: eyewitness to the 20th century’s worst atrocities

April 18, 2019 10:41 am

Vasily Grossman and the Soviet Century by Alexandra Popoff reviewed

michael holroyd novel

My father threatened to sue me for my first novel

April 15, 2019 3:50 pm

Literary lapses and family law: A Slightly Foxed books excerpt