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When It Happens To You

MOLLY RINGWALD “Can she write?” is the question that’s likely to run through people’s minds when they pick up Molly Ringwald’s fiction debut. In TV interviews, Ringwald has acknowledged that people ...

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5 October 2012 Category: Books

This is how you lose her

Junot Diaz As its title suggests, this book is about love – both lost and won. Across its nine linked short stories, main character Yunior lies, cheats and steals his way ...

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11 September 2012 Category: Books

A Hologram for the King

The latest novel from McSweeney’s supremo Dave Eggers takes place in the strange, otherworldly King Abdullah Economic City, a budding metropolis in the Saudi Arabian desert. Anxiety-ridden businessman Alan Clay ...

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7 September 2012 Category: Books

Home - Toni Morrison

This small, handsomely produced novel is only 146 pages in length, but bears truth to the adage that it’s quality that matters, not quantity. Veteran Frank Money has returned from ...

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19 June 2012 Category: Books

We All Fall Down - Peter Barry

In his brilliant debut, I Hate Martin Amis et al, Peter Barry challenged the literati and questioned what makes fiction literary. In his latest novel, We All Fall Down, he ...

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19 June 2012 Category: Books

White Horse - Alex Adams

New Zealand-born author Alex Adams drops us straight into a post-apocalyptic nightmare with her debut novel, the first part of a trilogy. In a neat nod to the double jeopardy ...

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19 June 2012 Category: Books

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