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Books of the year 2014

Sat 27 Dec, AT 08:35

The critics’ top eight choices based on Christmas selections in national newspapers

Jeremy Paxman

Win tickets to see Paxman at Stratford lit fest

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Fri 13 Apr, AT 13:03

Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman is among the speakers at the Stratford Literary Festival

Lord Lucan escaped to Africa – a drunken Arab reliably told me

Tue 21 Feb, AT 16:32
Michael Bywater

The cross-Channel ferry story is nonsense – but the flight to Africa is entirely credible

Depressed lonely man by window

Recession, depression and the story of three Christs

Fri 30 Sep, AT 08:41
Michael Bywater

If only psychiatrists still wrote this well we might learn more about mental illness?


Good news for Assange – his memoir is a flop

Thu 29 Sep, AT 11:49

Unauthorised biography published against Julian Assange’s wishes fails to fly off shelves

Alistair Darling

Sunday Times ‘cuts Darling memoir fee massively’

Wed 7 Sep, AT 13:52

Leak of book has ‘decimated’ the value of extracts from Alistair Darling’s new book