Memoir

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

suicide

How I tried – and spectacularly failed – to assist my mother’s suicide

February 7, 2019 10:39 am

Time to Go by Guy Kennaway reviewed

francis bacon

France gets a taste for Bacon

January 10, 2019 12:54 pm

The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artist by Michael Peppiatt reviewed

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Insomnia is key to my creativity

November 1, 2018 11:00 pm

Insomnia by Marina Benjamin reviewed

hibernate all winter

If only we could hibernate all winter

November 1, 2018 10:39 pm

The Light in the Dark: A Winter Journal by Horatio Clare reviewed

‘We are not cattle, we’re people’: everyday hell in Stalin’s labour camps

August 9, 2018 8:23 am

Shadows on the Tundra by Dalia Grinkeviciute reviewed.

Enduring life under Chairman Mao

May 3, 2018 7:26 pm

Rao Pingru is 94, and a born storyteller. His gripping graphic narrative weaves in and out of the violent, disruptive…

The futile gang wars of New York

May 3, 2018 7:18 pm

I’ve interviewed a lot of rappers over the years and always feel a little grimy when I find myself nudging…