Claire Lowdon

The fearful forties

6 May 2017 9:00 am

In an early chapter of All Grown Up, the narrator Andrea says to her therapist: ‘Why is being single the…

The curse of Mr Kurtz

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Marie Darrieussecq shot to literary fame in France when her bestselling debut, Pig Tales (1996), was a finalist for the…

The folly of youth

18 June 2016 8:00 am

Let’s start with arithmetic. Edmund White’s 11th novel is a book about age and ageing. The young man of the…