Erasure: Vince Clarke and Andy Bell
Andy Bell: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book I’ve just finished Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance. That was out about 15 years ago, but it’s quite a thick book and took me a(...)

Sara Baume: ‘There’s no guarantee that you’ll ever finish a book or that you’ll even get a publisher – and even when you do, you panic about the reviews, or the second novel’

‘To some people it might look like I’ve just popped up really quickly, but it’s been five years since I finished the creative writing master’s in T(...)

The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Books
  • August 31, 2013, 01:00

It seems so simple and so tried and tested: two brothers, a little over a year between them, growing up in a Calcutta suburb in upheaval after Indian (...)