Mary Gaitskill: ‘I don’t like the word ‘harassment’ any more. Th...

Mary Gaitskill’s fiction is often called cold, or even brutal, but I have always loved it for nearly opposite reasons: its tender attention to the complexities of hu...

Great deal: A good book is the best bargain you can get

It had all the settings of a page-turner. A noble initiative launched by one of the world's most admired leaders to rekindle the love for the written word among the yo...

'Bookshops pass on anything to the right of Tony Blair': are publishers ...

When you ask publishing insiders to paint a picture of the impact of Brexit, they tend to produce something that looks like Munch’s The Scream. Andrew...

‘Our pet goat exploded’: my cramped, surprising childhood in a Chine...

Most teenagers want to leave home to experience their first taste of independence. I just wanted to move to a place where the door didn’t go “ding” every time so...

Ariel Levy on Demi Moore: 'She was sick of people trying to tell her who...

Ariel Levy wrote one of October’s top bestselling books in the US, but you may not know it. After all, her name is not on the cover.The American journalist has writt...

Angels in America

In reality, few critics had been responsive to Angels’ placing indebtedness to publish-assimilationist skepticism in the canon of Jewish-American literature, an affi...

Canada and the Caribbean

The article is about Canada influence in the Caribbean economies, especially in the CARICOM countries

The 20 books Brits lie about reading the most, from War and Peace to 1984

People will lie about reading certain books because they think it makes them appear more cultured or highbrow, according to a new survey. More than half of the 2,...

The sequel to “The Handmaid’s Tale” explores the workings of repre...

THEY STOOD in a line outside the Capitol while senators considered a health-care bill that would restrict family-planning services. They reappeared in Washington to wa...

We Need New Stories by Nesrine Malik review – an excellent nose for hy...

Brexit, Trump, colonialism, Tommy Robinson, “incels”, identity politics: award-winning Guardian journalist Nesrine Malik’s new book stares in...

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