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  1. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Closing acts: Clive James

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... a much-loved grand old man of Australian letters, James is also exiled in Cambridge. His wife of 45 years, the Dante scholar Prue Shaw, kicked him out of the house last year after the disclosure of his ... he landed the job of TV critic for The Observer, which would shape his career. "Terry Kilmartin, then Observer arts editor, was the key to it," he remembers. "I used the column ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Forever young, sadly

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 05:15pm by James Kidd

    ... most visceral passage, the boy’s father tries to drown him in bathwater. The parent has been bewitched by Ursula Monkton, a highly sexed, capitalist, demon nanny whose hobbies include nakedness ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Books: Q&A with Shatrujeet Nath

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... nations' intelligence agencies. Nath, a former editor at The Economic Times, grew up nursing ambitions of becoming an Indian army commando. He has lived that dream through his debut book sprinkled ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Measuring the repercussions

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

    ... of a letter. The lyrical writing and the intriguing story of Nabi's days spent in the service of Mr Wahdati do not make up for the rushed feel of the narrative. Things get complicated when several ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hong Kong, by the books

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... literary culture- as editor, teacher and journalist- is hard to overstate. His impressionistic, autobiographical novel The Drunkard (Jiu-tu) was a cri de coeur against his adopted hometown's ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BOOKS

    Reading is a lifelong joy that must begin early

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Karen Pittar

    ... she suggests finding a "hook" to draw them in: hobbies, sports and interests can all be topics that will tempt even the most reluctant reader. Mirchandani says the classics still ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Starved nation tucks into a feast of words at Myanmar book festival

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... easy to overlook the fact that she also has two books to her name: Letters from Burma and Voice of Hope . She's almost as passionate about literature as she is about politics. "My ...

  8. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... that I will be standing here [again],” she told an audience of fellow nominees, publishing executives and London’s literati. Stothard, who is editor of the Times Literary Supplement, likened the character ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Hard to put down- a hectic but rewarding year in books

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... and lodging along the way.   Kelly Falconer, literary editor, Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden. A scarcely believable but true story of Shin Dong-hyuk, who was born into a concentration camp ...



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