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Hilary Mantel

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Royal Bodies

On women, monarchy, and breeding.


The Long Qt

The winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize explores the disastrous, unexpected consequences of an unfaithful moment. Via John French.

"He knew Jody was rattling about the house. He knew—and he acknowledged this later—that she might at any moment blunder in. She did not like parties that involved open doors, and guests passing between the house and the garden. Strangers might come in, and wasps."


Last Morning in Al Hamra

On living in Saudi Arabia.