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Anwar Gets Everything by Tahmima Anam

Every day leading up to the announcement of this year's Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award winner, we're bringing you a taste of each nominated story - starting with Tahmima Anam's Anwar Gets Everything... Read more
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Read a new Jack Kerouac

Not something that happens every day, here's an extract from the new, previously unpublished novella by Jack KerouacThe Haunted Life... Read more
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Adaptations: The Wolf of Wall Street

Matthew O’Donoghue continues his series on big screen adaptations with a look at  The Wolf of Wall Street and (a)morality tales - there's also an extract from the book itself to enjoy... Read more
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Mimi’s Valentine’s Day

Not a fan of Valentine's Day? Neither is Mimi. But, as this extract from Lucy Ellman's super sexy noir novel shows, she's given a lot of thought to her reasons... Read more
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JFK 50: Libra by Don DeLillo

Today, we're reconstructing the day of John F. Kennedy's assassination with extracts from two books - one fiction and one non-fiction. Here's our second extract, taken from Don DeLillo's modern classic, Libra... Read more