Demonstrators participating in a climate protest near the Dáil in February 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson

A friend of a friend told me once about her escape from the Twin Towers. She realised, somewhere around the 30th storey, that if she didn’t start taki(...)

Nicole Krauss. Photograph: Getty Images

Asking a fiction writer about autobiographical elements in their work can be a little tiresome for all concerned. The fact that the question is so oft(...)

US author Jonathan Safran Foer signs a copy of his latest novel “Here I Am,” his first in over a decade. Photograph:  Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Early in our meeting Jonathan Safran Foer reminds me that our interview is taking place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day within the Jewish calendar. “It(...)

Hell hath no fury like a mistress scorned. The opening section of Julia Pierpont’s debut novel sees a jilted lover take revenge by printing out the(...)

It’s hard to avoid two words when the future of the music industry is being discussed. As labels, artists, distributors, agents, A&R, promoters, c(...)