Articles in Category : Lifestyle & Leisure

May 2019

BOOKER INTERNATIONAL 2019 Shortlist The Years by Annie Ernaux Translated from the French by Alison L. Strayer (Fitzcarraldo Editions £12.99) Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead by Olga Tokarczuk Translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Fitzcarraldo

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May 2019

Agra

Through the viewfinder with Liz Barry

Liz Barry has just returned from a two-month trip to India, in her final weeks there she stopped off to revisit one of the most famous buildings in the world, the Taj Mahal. Here are some of the highlights that

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May 2019

48 hours down west

Surfing with Chris 'Guts' Griffiths

They say all good things come to an end, and they are right! After six weeks of non-stop surf through early spring, the Atlantic wave machine eventually popped a cog and came to a grinding halt towards the end of March.

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May 2019

Hay Festival

The art scene with Mark Rees

I’ve been trying my best to think of the words to describe the Hay Festival, but I think former American president Bill Clinton said it best when he called the annual gathering in Hay-on-Wye the “Woodstock of the mind.” It’s

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April 2019

The Written World

With Sarla Langdon

Liar by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen (Pushkin Press £12.99) When an author is being interviewed by BBC Hard Talk’s Stephen Sackur, you can expect a memorable inter-change. Sackur selects only the most eminent, the most controversial and the most daring writers for his

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