Book Review

Death and Mr. Pickwick: A Novel

By Stephen Jarvis

Was the genius behind a famed Dickens' story really Dickens?

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Goebbels: A Biography

By Peter Longerich; translated by Alan Bance, Jeremy Noakes, and Lesley Sharpe

A stunning, encyclopedic study of Hitler’s propaganda minister.

Independent Voice

Spy stories and Somerset Maugham

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    The Gracekeepers

    By Kirsty Logan

    This debut novel creates a dazzling (if damp) future with ethereal inhabitants.


    We here at the Independent love every piece we run. There are no winners or losers. Having said that, here are June’s winners.

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    Food today might look better, but that doesn't mean it is better.

    Book News

    The Independent is now officially a paying market.

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    Up the Hill to Home

    By Jennifer Bort Yacovissi

    A fictionalized look at a real-life multigenerational family in Washington, DC.

    Beyond The Book

    Readers offer their input on the much-loved genre.

    Author Q&A

    In her new book, the journalist chronicles how famous scribes do what they do (or did what they did).

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    How we lost our middle class and why we need it back.