Harriet Crawford

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Interview | Gary Shteyngart

Gary Shteyngart was selected as one of <i>Granta</i>’s Best Young American Novelists in 2007. His new novel, <i>Super Sad True Love Story</i>, is published in the UK …

Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart, book review: Wonderful life of a refugee with a love of stories

At the Jaipur literary festival last year as the sandwich filling in the two hunks of chewy flavoursome sourdough writers, Gary Shteyngart and Howard …

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Gary Shteyngart: Portrait of the artist as a young mensch

In 1981 triumph is at hand. An official letter arrives in our mail-box. MR S SHITGART, YOU HAVE ALREADY WON $10,000,000.00!!! Sure, our last name is misspelled rather cruelly, but cardstock this thick does not lie, and the letter is from a major American publisher, to wit the Publishers Clearing …

‘One Hot Nebbish’: An Interview with Gary Shteyngart | Hazlitt

<b>In the introduction to Avital Ronell’s</b> experimental text <i>The Telephone Book</i>, she explains (and explains might be too concrete a term) that “your …

Sheila Heti on How Should a Person Be?

By Thessaly La Force June 18, 2012<p>Photograph by Sylvia Plachy.<p><i>If you’ve been loving Lena Dunham’s</i> Girls<i>, you should most certainly pick up a copy of Sheila Heti’s new novel,</i> How Should a Person Be? <i>In it, fictional Sheila struggles to answer the titular question through conversations with her</i> …

Joanna Biggs · It could be me: Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti’s second novel, <i>How Should a Person Be?,</i> has a lot of the same anxious pleasures. The ‘novel from life’ – a marketing tag, not a manifesto …

The world of author Sheila Heti

Writer Sheila Heti talks to Jessica Salter about family, clothing, and Chinese classic texts. Photographs by Angela Lewis<p>Sheila Heti, 37, is the author of five books, most recently the novel How Should a Person Be? (chosen by the New York Times as one of the 100 best books of 2012 and by the New …

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Here, there is no hand-wringing about the death of the book

A Little History of Literature and How to Read a Novelist.<p><b>A Little History of Literature</b><br>John Sutherland<i><br>Yale, 288pp, £14.99</i><p><b>How to Read a Novelist</b><br>John …

RETRO READS

By<p>OFFSHORE BY PENELOPE FITZGERALD (Fourth Estate £7.99)<p>Abandoned by her feckless (much-adored) husband, Nenna and her two young daughters live in …

Who's afraid of Marcel Proust?

One hundred years after Proust's great novel was published Patrick McGuinness argues we can all have our madeleine moment<p>In autumn 1912, a writer best known for pastiches and society columns took a manuscript to the Nouvelle Revue Française, recently founded by Gaston Gallimard. It was passed to a …

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World Book Night 2014: the complete list

Books by Roald Dahl, Agatha Christie and Andy McNab are among those being given away free as part of tonight's World Book Night 2014<p>World Book Night 2014 has arrived and 20 <b>books</b> that are to be given away free during the night of April 23, the UNESCO International Day of the Book.<p>A network of …

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Spectator writers' Christmas book choices

Books of the year from Philip Hensher, Jane Ridley, Barry Humphries, Jane Ridley, Melanie McDonagh, Matthew Parris, Nicky Haslam and more<p>Byron Rogers<p><i>Rhys Davies</i> by Meic Stephens (Parthian, £20). This is the first full-length biography of the grocer’s son from the Valleys who, in the course of a …