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If stepmothers get a bad rap in literature, nannies are their fictional antidote. Widely portrayed as kindly and reliable creatures, they are often a child's closest ally, doling out practical advice and providing a shoulder to cry on where parents inevitably fail. From Mary Poppins'…More
It’s been a brilliant year for books, with the return of Donna Tartt, Bridget Jones and even J K Rowling, alongside some fresh new talent in the shape of NoViolet Bulawayo, Donal Ryan and Evie Wyld. We’ve also seen some incredible memoirs: from game-changing women including peaceful protester…More
With the Literary Review's Bad Sex Awards taking place tonight, our thoughts turn once again to what makes erotic literature erotic. Ask any author what the most difficult part of a novel is, and the answer will likely be not the closing line or plot, but penning a convincing sex scene. From Madame…More