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Patricia Highsmith’s voluminous diaries paint a full picture of their author

This selection of new fiction is marked by both novelty and tradition

On this episode of The Critic Books podcast, Francesca Peacock speaks to Salley Vickers about The Gardener

It would be easy to deride Emily Ratajowski as a hypocrite, but there is something deeper underneath her famous looks

Louis-Ferdinand Céline was a flawed man, but he should be allowed to be condemned by his words

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