From Alaa Al Aswany to Ruth Hogan, Haruki Murakami and Rosalie Knecht: This week’s best new fiction 

From Alaa Al Aswany’s searing account to Madame Burova by Ruth Hogan, a semi-surreal collection by Haruki Murakami and Rosalie Knecht’s latest, this week’s best new fiction By Max Davidson and Eithne Farry and Anthony Gardner and John Williams Published: 22:01 BST, 10 April 2021 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 10 April 2021 The Republic Of … Read more

DEBORAH ROSS: Want to avoid a TV homicide? Don’t live beside the seaside! 

Intruder Channel 5, Monday-Thursday Rating: and also Rating: Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure Channel 4, Friday Rating: The latest stripped-across-the-week thriller from Channel 5, Intruder, achieves one star, and also five stars, because it possesses the kind of one-star stupidness that, if properly embraced, can take you to a place of five-star wonder and … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: ‘We are going to CRUSH Boris into a mangled heap,’ chuckled Alan Duncan 

Friday, March 26 Thierry Henry, one of my all-time Arsenal footballing heroes, has quit social media to protest against the appalling abuse that is rapidly destroying the platforms. ‘There HAS to be some accountability,’ he said. ‘It is far too easy to create an account, use it to bully and harass without consequence and still … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: My wife said: ‘It’s true, women only find you hot when they’re drunk’ 

Tuesday, March 16 The blame game has been raging furiously since my sudden departure from Good Morning Britain. But the real culprit may be Dylan Jones, long-time editor of GQ magazine. Three times, he’s given me awards. In 2003, I was GQ’s Newspaper Editor Of The Year for the Daily Mirror’s campaign against the Iraq … Read more

From Claire Fuller to Jeet Thayil, Chris Power and Erin Kelly: This week’s best new fiction 

From Claire Fuller’s atmospheric novel to Names Of The Women by Jeet Thayil, a classy page-turner by Chris Power and Erin Kelly’s latest, this week’s best new fiction By Hephzibah Anderson and Max Davidson and Anthony Cummins and John Williams Published: 22:01 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 3 April 2021 Unsettled Ground … Read more