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A Nobel Prize-winning writer, a misogynist, a small-town boy with a haughty, big-city gaze: Naipaul’s life was marked by a sense of doubleness

A newly-published collection of the artist’s journals allows silenced voices to speak

A mother’s death, a father’s disinterest: Jean Frémon’s semi-factual biography of the artist captures a life beyond repair

The continued dominance of UK-US writers makes a mockery of the Man Booker’s ‘global outlook’

In Eleanor, or The Rejection of the Progress of Love, two women repudiate the long-held expectation: get a husband, make babies

In our devotion to computation and its predictive capabilities are we rushing blindly towards our own demise?

With a republished collection of her writing by David Zwirner Books, the Italophile critic is shown to be as dangerous and uncanny as she is intell

How designers are exploring the subject’s elemental role as an agent of political and social change

Publishing elegant, peculiar studies in fine attention and finer craft, how the small London press is producing some of the best writing around

Dolphins, ketamine and leaky realities: Mark Pilkington considers Altered States, 40 years after its release

The novelist explored Jewish identity in the US through a lens of frustrated heterosexuality

Provincial landscapes mask creeping violence in three new novels by Emma Glass, Sophie Mackintosh and Fiona Mozley