Roving Eye: Remains of the Day Roving Eye: Remains of the Day

What can writers’ diaries tell us about our vexed relationship with time?

dnes, 12:00
Rates hike 'could leave 275 towns without a bookshop'

Booksellers Association’s chief executive tells meeting at parliament that ‘if something isn’t done, booksellers will be put out of business’Booksellers are warning that 275 towns across England and Wales could be left without a bookshop as a consequence of.Booksellers Association chief executive Tim Godfray told MPs at a parliamentary reception earlier this month that a quarter of...

dnes, 12:03
In the Days of Rain by Rebecca Stott – escaping a fundamentalist Christian sect

An account of the writer’s own life and her father’s in the Exclusive Brethren, and the chaos and freedom that followed the decision to walk outRebecca Stott’s account of life in a fundamentalist sect in the UK known as the opens with the weeks she spent caring for her terminally ill father. Following his death, Stott, to fulfil her promise to him, has set out to trace four generations of...

dnes, 10:58
Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened' Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'

Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened" and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.        

dnes, 15:26
Hillary Clinton to 'let her guard down' in candid 2016 election memoir

What Happened, due out in September, will tell her story of the electoral battle with Donald Trump in ‘a deeply intimate account and a cautionary tale for the nation’Hillary Clinton has promised that she will be “letting [her] guard down” in the most personal book she has yet written: a memoir due out in September that will reveal her thoughts on last year’s US presidential...

dnes, 15:33
Harriet Paige: 'I had this epic in my head, but found I couldn’t write like that'

The author of Man With a Seagull on His Head remembers the chances that led her to write the story of an outsider artist who becomes an accidental starWhat would happen if you lost the ability to erase memories? Harriet Paige could not forget this question, overheard on the radio many years ago as she “doing the housework or something”. It was the starting point for her debut novel, which...

dnes, 13:29
Testimony by Scott Turow review – legal eagle turns private dick

Finely researched history and clumsy sex scenes collide in this thriller about investigating war crimes in Bosnia began his career as the literary version of John Grisham. His bestselling Presumed Innocent and subsequent novels were brilliantly twisty legal thrillers that were also rich and reflective character studies. This novel is a departure, swapping mysteries of domestic murder in...

dnes, 16:00
Thomas Fleming, Historian of the Revolution, Dies at 90 Thomas Fleming, Historian of the Revolution, Dies at 90

Mr. Fleming wrote prolifically about powerful men, including Washington, Jefferson, Franklin and Hamilton, and pivotal moments like the battles of Bunker Hill, Lexington and Concord.

dnes, 16:43