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BOOK REVIEW: Some help with living and dying

A parodied genre, self-help books are now delectable, writes Ashraf Jamal

BOOK REVIEW: The Lazarus Effect

Hawa Jande Golakai
2 day(s) ago

Hawa Jande Golakai says it would be wonderful to become the Agatha Christie of Africa, writes Patricia McCracken

BOOK REVIEW: Piano Man

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Piano Man succinctly encapsulates the extremes of John Ogdon’s life, public and private, manic and depressive, in a way that adds up to a full-size portrait, writes Andrew Clark

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Colombian Nobel Prize laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Picture: REUTERS
5 day(s) ago

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers, has died

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: The calamity that is still with us

9 day(s) ago

As a plethora of books on the Great War looms, here is an intelligent, critical assessment, writes Richard Steyn


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