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Fiction is Freedom+

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Are there good days in prison? I’ve wondered about this while passing HMP Pentonville on my way in to town....

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Neil LaBute in Six Easy Steps+

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As a writer, I barely feel started with my life’s work and yet surely this must be at least the...

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‘Yes. I remember Adlestrop’+

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Matthew Hollis, author of the 2011 Costa Book Award-winning Now All Roads Lead to France, celebrates the centenary of the...

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Target: Italy+

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Roderick Bailey was able to draw on long-classified documents for his dazzling recreation of the cloak-and-dagger war fought by British...

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How Far is Too Far?+

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Viv Albertine is receiving rave reviews for her autobiography, Clothes, Clothes  Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys, but the...

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Poems Without Titles, Titles Without Poems+

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On the publication of his debut collection Terror, Toby Martinez de las Rivas discusses the untitled poem with which the...

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The Girl at the Bar: a short film by Nicolas Roeg+

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Inspired by Manet’s painting, here’s a curious and contemplative one-minute film given exclusively to the Thought Fox by Nicolas Roeg....

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Behind the Curtain: A Faber Archive Tour for Museums at Night+

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Faber were delighted to take part in this year’s Museums at Night festival, opening our dusty archive doors to five...

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Stirring Memories+

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It would have been brilliant, not least because it would have proved that money doesn’t conquer all. If Liverpool had...

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