Picture books for children – reviews | Picture books

Picture books for children – reviews | Picture books

It’s summer in the city and one fuzzy dachshund is more than just a little hot under the collar. Having had enough of the sweltering temperatures, he parks his bottom in the... Read more »
The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup | Fiction

The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup | Fiction

You Like It Darker by Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton, £25)This new collection of 12 stories opens with Two Talented Bastids, which questions how two ordinary guys from a small town in... Read more »
Kabul: Final Call by Laurie Bristow; The Afghans by Åsne Seierstad reviews – how the west abandoned Afghanistan… and what happened next | Politics books

Kabul: Final Call by Laurie Bristow; The Afghans by Åsne Seierstad reviews – how the west abandoned Afghanistan… and what happened next | Politics books

In August 2021, Britain’s last ambassador to Afghanistan, Sir Laurie Bristow, climbed on to a table holding a kitchen knife. He and a member of his security team had a small but... Read more »
Kabul: Final Call by Laurie Bristow; The Afghans by Åsne Seierstad reviews – how the west abandoned Afghanistan… and what happened next | Politics books

Briefly Noted Book Reviews

“Bitter Crop,” “Our Moon,” “The Adversary,” and “Life on Earth.” Source link Read more »
Briefly Noted Book Reviews | The New Yorker

Briefly Noted Book Reviews | The New Yorker

Twilight Territory, by Andrew X. Pham (Norton). Set during the Japanese occupation of Indochina and its bloody aftermath, this novel of war is nimbly embroidered with a marriage story. In 1942, a... Read more »
Briefly Noted Book Reviews

Briefly Noted Book Reviews

“The Revolutionary Temper,” “A City on Mars,” “The Annual Banquet of the Gravediggers’ Guild,” and “Behind You Is the Sea.” Source link Read more »
Picture books for children – reviews | Picture books

Briefly Noted Book Reviews | The New Yorker

You Dreamed of Empires, by Álvaro Enrigue, translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer (Riverhead). This incantatory novel takes place in 1519, on the day when Hernán Cortés and his conquistadors arrived... Read more »
Picture books for children – reviews | Picture books

Picture books for children – reviews | Picture books

From Michael Rosen’s joyous ode to chocolate cake to the sumptuous, soporific picnics in the Brambly Hedge series, delicious feasts abound in books for young children. For her moreish debut, Dim Sum... Read more »
Briefly Noted Book Reviews | The New Yorker

Briefly Noted Book Reviews | The New Yorker

Poor Deer, by Claire Oshetsky (Ecco). This novel follows a sixteen-year-old-girl named Margaret and her attempts to reckon with the death of her best friend in childhood, for which she was partly... Read more »
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