Literary Baroque

Sudeep Paul

Reading Martin Amis (1949-2023) between the novelist and the critic

Culture of the Vulture

Predatory journalism is overrated but Modi must engage with critics

The Man Who Knows Too Much

In more than 30 years of showbiz journalism, Mohamed has seen it all. The film critic and director reveals how movie stars became his surrogate family and why his new book is his last connection with the industry

What Chefs Make of Food Reviews

With a dash of mild contempt and benign tolerance for the writer’s ignorance

Zadie and the Art of the Essay

Funny, relaxed and red blooded, Zadie Smith shows she’s much more than just a novelist.


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