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Author Alex Preston on the launch of In Love and War, late night dancing in Paris and Puglian feasts

Author Alex Preston on the launch of In Love and War, late night dancing in Paris and Puglian feasts

Alex Preston is the award-winning author of three novels: this bleeding city, the revelations and In Love and War, out now

Book review: Saving the City by Richard Roberts

Book review: Saving the City by Richard Roberts

Christopher Silvester on 1914’s forgotten financial crisis

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Lavish new Letterpress Shakespeare editions are bound to please HNWs

Lavish new Letterpress Shakespeare editions are bound to please HNWs

The Letterpress Shakespeare Project republished all the plays and poems in super-posh hand-bound, hand-marbled, hand-printed editions. It's not a scholarly edition, it's a reader's edition - a very wealthy reader with copious shelf-space, says Sam Leith

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Book review of Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

Book review of Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

Christopher Silvester on the latest Wall Street blockbuster from Michael Lewis

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Book Review of Those Wild Wyndhams by Claudia Renton

Book Review of Those Wild Wyndhams by Claudia Renton

Mark Le Fanu on a well-connected trio of late-Victorian society belles

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Rachel Kelly's battle with depression

Rachel Kelly's battle with depression

As she publishes her memoir about how poetry helped her survive depression, Rachel Kelly says that wealth and success are no defence against the Black Dog

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Book review of The Downfall of Money by Frederick Taylor

Book review of The Downfall of Money by Frederick Taylor

Christopher Silvester on the human tragedy behind Germany’s hyperinflation

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Book review of The Everything Store by Brad Stone

Book review of The Everything Store by Brad Stone

Peter York on how Amazon founder Jeff Bezos created a new law of the jungle

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Inside the green room at the Oxford Literary Festival

Inside the green room at the Oxford Literary Festival

Oxford lays claim to one of the biggest, most distinctive lit fests of all. I first became involved at the age of ten, finding myself in the green room, blissfully unaware of the big names that casually floated past, says Gregory Holyoke

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Favourite novel-to-screen adaptations?

Favourite novel-to-screen adaptations?

From One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest to The Graduate and Jaws, cinema has been inspired by the world of literature throughout every era.

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