National Book Awards: Susan Choi wins fiction prize for Trust Exercise

Queer writer Edmund White was also honored with a medal for distinguished contribution to American letters Susan Choi has won the fiction prize at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday night. The celebrated generator triumphed for her…

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Jack the Ripper historian says media still disregard murder victims

Hallie Rubenhold, who won the Baillie Gifford prize for her study of the women killed in the Whitechapel slayings, attacked the emphasis placed on lurid detail The winner of the UK’s most prestigious literary apportion for non-fiction has hit out…

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Why Booker T. Jones Music Goes Straight to the Heart (Because Thats Where It Comes From)

When I would tell people that I was writing about Booker T. Jones, most of the time I drew blank gazes. But when I supplemented,” As in Booker T. and the MGs ,” their faces illuminate up. Didn’t matter only…

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Who is the real Dice Man? The elusive writer behind the disturbing cult novel

The long predict: A sought for the inexplicable scribe of a counterculture classic led to someone else solely. Or did it? Toward the end of the 1960 s, Luke Rhinehart worked as a psychoanalyst in New York and was borne…

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Trans/Sex: Andrea Long Chu’s ‘Females’ is a hot mess

Trans/ Sex is a column about trans races’ relationships with love, sexuality, and their bodies. Have a topic suggestion? Contact Ana Valens at [ email protected] or @acvalens on Twitter. When I received my press mimic of Andrea Long Chu’s…

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Find Me by Andr Aciman review an intriguing sequel to Call Me by Your Name

Chance meetings hint at immense adventure, and Oliver dreams of Elio, in a stylised more frustratingly unrealistic tale of love In Richard Linklater’s film Call Me By Your Name , Andre Aciman’s 2007 tale that became an Oscar-winning film, and…

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Author Joe Klein: anonymous Trump official of op-ed should come forward

Trump official who wrote earth-shaking column, I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration, to exhaust a book When Joe Klein was wearing a Groucho Marx disguise. Though he did not counsel quite so lighthearted an unveiling, Klein…

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‘Dad described the plot of Psycho at the dinner table’: how my parents taught me to love film

The Guardian film critic on how his mother and leader influenced his relationship with cinema My mothers are dead now, and I think about them both every day. They cherished the cinema, and would go all the time as a…

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On my radar: Salman Rushdies cultural highlights

The novelist on his beloved brand-new writing, the exhilarate of baseball and the chairman whos changing Midnights Children for Netflix Born in 1947 in Mumbai , Salman Rushdie is the author of 14 novels including Midnight’s Children , which won…

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James Acaster: Adulthood is still a bit daunting

When the comics life came apart, he sought solace in the music of 2016. He discusses the lyrics that saved his life Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999, and a stream of acclaimed Netflix specials, Acaster had an annus horribilis in…

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