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  1. Katie De Tilly, Director, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As told to Hamish McKenzie What I'm reading: I've just finished David Bodanis' Passionate Minds: The Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment, Featuring the Scientist Emilie du Chatelet, the Poet Voltaire, Sword Fights, Book Burnings, Assorted Kings, Seditious Verse, and the Birth of the Modern World. One of the best books I have ever read. What I'm ...

  2. BOOK (1926)

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hamish McKenzie The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway Scribner's To understand The Sun Also Rises, you could look at Boardwalk Empire. The characters, their behaviour, Ernest Hemingway's psychology, and the time, all mirror key ideas explored in Terence Winter's TV show. Hemingway considered his characters to be part of a lost generation, and that was actually ...

  3. Man alive- Asia rising

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hamish Hamilton Jamil Ahmad was a civil servant for most of his life, working in the region where the borders of Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan meet. In the early 1970s, he wrote a collection ... to motherhood. Amitav Ghosh (India) River of Smoke John Murray/Penguin India/Hamish Hamilton The second instalment of a majestic trilogy, River of Smoke unfolds in 19th-century Canton on the eve ...

  4. BOOK (1950)

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie I, Robot by Isaac Asimov (Gnome Press) Before Will Smith came along and bastardised the world's collective memory of the text, Isaac Asimov's series of nine robot-themed short stories, I, Robot, was the defining word on what we knew of the Three Laws of Robotics. The robotic equivalent of the Ten Commandments set out in simple terms the conditions ...

  5. Channel hop

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Hamish McKenzie This week, there's a lot of programming from the BBC and ITV Granada celebrating Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee. But we find it hard to get excited about a royal octogenarian, so instead we'll start with two more-compelling figures. Queenie, we'll get to you later. Tomorrow, HBO will premiere its latest original movie, Hemingway & ...

  6. BOOK (1966)

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie In Cold Blood by Truman Capote Random House Truman Capote's 1966 non-fiction novel, In Cold Blood, took a small story from The New York Times about the unsolved murder of a Kansas family and turned it into one of the most famous literary works of the 20th century. The very fact it was about 'inconsequential people'- an ordinary farming family ...

  7. The Whole Story And Other Stories

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... The Whole Story And Other Stories by Ali Smith Hamish Hamilton $143 The oddest thing about Ali Smith's odd short stories is that they have such a wide appeal. Her characters are the sort of people - women usually - to whom no one pays attention: marginal, eccentric or just plain nuts. Her stories take place in unglamorous settings on the fringes of society. Yet her ...

  8. Terrorist

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan Terrorist by John Updike Hamish Hamilton, HK$195 John Updike novels need little action or showy language. His best tick along at an even, assured pace, allowing him to register every colour in a scene as he passes through. However, Updike obscures the vista in his 21st novel by building a thriller on top of it and too often obscuring the reader's window ...

  9. The Booker Prize runners and riders

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... and unsatisfactory' resolution. The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid (Hamish Hamilton) - 6/1 Reviewing in these pages, Manreet Sodhi Someshwar declared The Reluctant Fundamentalist to be 'a ...

  10. Six of the best

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan, Desmond O'Grady, Tim Cribb

    ... in 2000 for When We Were Orphans. His third Booker outing has had mixed reviews, although the good outweigh the ambivalent. Ali Smith The Accidental Hamish Hamilton Odds: 12/1 The Accidental ... Award, and her second novel Hotel World won the Encore Prize and was shortlisted for the Orange and Booker prizes. The Accidental is her third novel. Zadie Smith On Beauty Hamish Hamilton Odds: ...




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