The Guardian - Review - 12 Jan 2019

Table of content - The Guardian - Review (12 Jan 2019)

Quicksand Tales The Cut Out Girl Chasing the Sun The Existential Englishman The Orchid and the Dandelion The Murder of Rosa Luxemburg
An Orchestra of Minorities Where the Crawdads Sing Virtuoso Music Love Drugs War Loyalties The Beat of the Pendulum
Not Working by Josh Cohen ......................................... 12
Fame and forgery – the story of Lee Israel ........................ 32
Oliver Burkeman on the rise of anti-perfectionism......06
John Lanchester ...................................................................20
A revolution in astronomy by Jo Dunkley ......................36
Eileen Battersby 1958-2018
Rooney scores again
IN NUMBERS
‘I don’t like being given books I haven’t asked for’
Forget overnight transformation, the latest self-help books focus on finding contentment in the life you have and making achievable adjustments. Is this new anti-perfectionism the key to happiness?
Time to take it easy – a manifesto for just being rather than frantically doing
From inept waitressing to carnage in the countryside … anecdotes from a connoisseur of catastrophe
A prize-winning account of a Jewish girl’s survival in the Netherlands during the second world war
The latest thinking on how natural light is vital to health, our daily rhythm and getting a good night’s sleep
Boozing with Bacon, Dietrich at dinner, romance, gossip and glamour – an art critic’s life in golden-age Paris
Are you an orchid or a dandelion? Why children with the greatest potential are also the ones most likely to falter
Rosa Luxemburg died 100 years ago. Farce follows tragedy in a study of the socialist revolutionary’s murder
‘We had a period when walls were coming down around the world, and now they are springing up’
This colourful follow-up to The Fishermen, the tale of a doomed Nigerian farmer, is a stunning leap forward
A US bestseller, this debut about a nature-loving girl growing up alone in southern swampland has wide appeal
This nonchalantly cool, mysterious saga of violence, desire and female friendship is hard to resist
What is the price of loyalty? Four voices poignantly explore what it is like to be a child in an unsafe world
A coming-of-age debut set in early 1980s Derry tackles the Troubles with humour and compassion
A ‘found novel’ constructed out of emails, conversations, radio shows and ads overloads the reader
A son who falls to Earth, vengeful gods, shapeshifters and a Gambian space opera
{ Politics }
{ Science }
{ Short stories }
{ Fiction }
{ Fiction }
Fakes and fortunes Kathryn Hughes
Made in Widnes
Across the universe Jo Dunkley
Books to explore the Antarctic

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