Henry Eliot: ‘There is something comforting about the classics when you feel uncertain about your own time’

Nandini Nair

Editor and author Henry Eliot tells how literature expands our experience of what it means to be human

Gone Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Is Nordic Noir past its gory days?

The international list

Japanese introverts, aircraft carriers, celebrity interviews, new dope on a legendary double agent, contemporary feminism 101, showgirls in 30s San Francisco, Spain after Franco and the Resistance

Silent Bestsellers

Cocktail crowds don’t trip over each other trying to grab a photo op with these writers. Celebs, they’re not. But away from the media glare, their books have found more readers than anyone imagined.


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