Boyd's new Bond tale set in sixties

William Boyd's James Bond novel, due out next autumn, will be set in 1969, according to an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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For fans of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ a debut novel with a dark setting and an unforgettable heroine

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‘Wild Game’ is an eloquent — and lurid — tale of a mother-daughter bond gone awry

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Paris-set Moskovich tale scoops Galley Beggar Short Story Prize

Yelena Moskovich has won the Galley Beggar Short Story Prize 2016/17 for “Marlena or Number 16”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review: William Boyd's Bond novel 'Solo' puzzles over its mission

The intriguing 007 story isn't beholden to the Bond mystique, both its main strength and biggest weakness.There is no big set piece to open "Solo," the new James Bond novel by British author William Boyd. The secret agent best known as 007 doesn't launch the story with an extravagant car chase,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Release date revealed for Boyd's Bond

Jonathan Cape has announced the release date of the new James Bond novel, written by William Boyd... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boyd to write next Bond novel

Novelist William Boyd is to write the next James Bond book, with 007 set to return to a 1960s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

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Europa to publish Kobby Ben Ben's 'bold' Ghana-set novel

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Dialogue pre-empts Paterson Joseph's 'dazzling' debut telling tale of Sancho

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Samantha Bond to play the Queen in Windsor Knot audiobook

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