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Podcasts from Spectator writers
The Art of Losing and Tomorrow They Won’t Dare Murder Us reviewed
By Boyd Tonkin
Invisible Ink by Patrick Modiano reviewed
The Family Clause by Jonas Hassen Khemiri reviewed
A wide range of authors includes Colette, Italo Calvino, Clarice Lispector, Natalia Ginzburg and Tove Jansson
Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin reviewed
The Doll by Ismail Kadare reviewed
The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood, Youth, Dependency by Tove Ditlevsen reviewed
Travelers by Helon Habila reviewed
The weeping wounds of Algeria
In praise of Tove Ditlevsen — the greatest Danish writer you’ve never heard of
A house divided
Return of the patriarch
Foreign fields: short classic translations
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.