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Euthanasia sitcom: What Are You Going Through, by Sigrid Nunez, reviewed

17 October 2020 9:00 am

What Are You Going Through is both brilliant and mercifully brief. Weighing in at 200-odd pages, it can be read…

Left to right: Piers Paul Read, Derek Marlowe, Peter Bergman and Tom Stoppard, members of Literarisches Colloquium

Before we were famous: Tom Stoppard describes sharing a bedsit in Sixties London with Derek Marlowe

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Tom Stoppard recalls bedsit days in Sixties London with his laconic friend Derek Marlowe, as they both embarked on a life of writing

The books that have kept me alive

24 May 2014 9:00 am

In bed Safety measures — I’ve never been good at them, so inevitably I inhaled and got soaked by the…

Does the world need 17 volumes of Hemingway's letters?

26 October 2013 9:00 am

‘In the years since 1961 Hemingway’s reputation as “the outstanding author since the death of Shakespeare” shrank to the extent…