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Podcasts from Spectator writers
The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki reviewed
By Lee Langley
The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam reviewed
There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job by Kikuko Tsumura reviewed
Threshold by Rob Doyle reviewed
The Lost Future of Pepperharrow by Natasha Pulley reviewed
The Polyglot Lovers by Lina Wolff reviewed
The Other Americans by Laila Lalami reviewed
Borges’ muse paints a picture of suffocating isolation and voyeurism.
An unquiet life
Brave new virtual world
A 21st-century Holden Caulfield
A Mojave desert mystery
As intricate as an origami sculpture
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.