The Price of Luxury: 18 Books about Capitalism and Clothes

Barbara Bourland, author of I'll Eat When I'm Dead, shares what she read while writing her forthcoming murder mystery set at a fashion magazine.

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Novelist Sarah Dunant Corrects the History Books

The author of In the Name of the Family rectifies and rewrites Lucrezia Borgia's bad rap.

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The Books My Main Character is Reading

Ryan Ruby, author of The Zero and the One, on the literature his protagonist reads behind bars.

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7 Science Fiction Books to Live By

All Our Wrong Todays author Elan Mastai on his favorite novels that use sci-fi in brilliant ways.

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Last Minute Book Report: Heart of Darkness

Comedian Dave Hill hasn't read Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, but that doesn't stop him from giving an imaginative recap.

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We Should All Be Feminists—Not Just On International Women’s Day

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is back with a new feminist manifesto.

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Autobiography in The Barrowfields

How Phillip Lewis's fraught relationship with his father inadvertently shaped the writing of his debut novel.

By PHILLIP LEWIS • 2 weeks ago

The Girls Are Not Alright

Five mysteries about missing women.

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