Books News: Comic Books That Put the Pow in Political Power Books News: Comic Books That Put the Pow in Political Power

Calexit, Resist! and other new series react to the current political climate, as artists continue to reckon with the Trump presidency.

July 19, 2017, 0:05
Books News: Next From the Novelist Junot Díaz? A Picture Book Books News: Next From the Novelist Junot Díaz? A Picture Book

Mr. Diaz, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has written a work for children, inspired by his heritage, about a young Dominican girl in Manhattan.

July 19, 2017, 0:03
The Sweet Spot: A Former ‘Yes’ Addict Confronts the Pain of Recovery The Sweet Spot: A Former ‘Yes’ Addict Confronts the Pain of Recovery

When she set boundaries with her family members, they cut her off emotionally. She’s happier and healthier now but feels guilty about it. What to do?

July 18, 2017, 6:00
Ivana Havranová: Stretnutia. Posledná cigareta Ivana Havranová: Stretnutia. Posledná cigareta

Autorka mnohých rozhovorov so známymi osobnosťami Ivana Havranová v tejto knihe spomína na posledné stretnutia s viacerými z nich.

July 17, 2017, 5:37
Joe Biden’s New Book to Be Released in November Joe Biden’s New Book to Be Released in November

"Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose” will reflect on the challenges of governing while mourning.

July 17, 2017, 9:00
Hanif Kureishi: Budha z predmestia Hanif Kureishi: Budha z predmestia

Román Budha z predmestia vtipne reflektuje autorovo dospievanie v Británii na začiatku 70. rokov v súvislosti s vtedajšou revoltou mládeže.

July 17, 2017, 5:37
Myslené skutočnosti krásnej strojvodkyne, krutej vojvodkyne Pavla Vilikovského Myslené skutočnosti krásnej strojvodkyne, krutej vojvodkyne Pavla Vilikovského

Keďže začíname odsekom, ktorý ide vyklebetiť čosi na spôsob tradičného obsahu ostatnej knihy Pavla Vilikovského Krásna strojvodkyňa, krutá vojvodkyňa, vedome sa dopúšťame recenzentskej ťarbavosti.

July 17, 2017, 5:37
At Swim, Two Boys is a great Irish novel, and a groundbreaking gay love story

Jamie O’Neill’s book was met with acclaim and shock on its release in 2001. Ireland may now have same-sex marriages, but the tale remains compellingI was a young man, still in my twenties, when Jamie O’Neill’s novel At Swim, Two Boys was first published in 2001. I was working in a Dublin bookshop and there was a lot of talk about the book, but for all the wrong reasons. The papers had...

July 17, 2017, 9:00
100 best nonfiction books: No 76 – A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)

This radical text attacked the dominant male thinkers of the age and laid the foundations of feminismThe term “feminism” did not exist when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote this short book (just 98pp in my Vintage Classics edition) and some critics have resisted its author’s identification with the movement. In hindsight, however, we can now see that its assault on “mistaken notions of female...

July 17, 2017, 6:45
RisingTideFallingStar by Philip Hoare review – a love of the ocean wave

Part nature writing, part memoir and part travelogue, Hoare’s erudite and intimate account of his obsession with the sea is a masterpieceThere’s a radiant passage at the end of Philip Hoare’s prize-winning 2008 book , where the author describes diving with a group of sperm whales off the Azores. He gazes into the ocean around him, endlessly deep, endlessly wide. “It was as if I were...

July 17, 2017, 8:00