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Robert Harris's 'The Second Sleep' takes a surprising post-apocalyptic turn

Martin SpiceRobert Harris is unlikely to need much introduction if you read thrillers. With a back

Panahi's "Offside"- comedy about a tragedy

Faridul Ahasan ShouravOffside is the story of teenage-girls who tried to sneak into Tehran's Azadi stadium

Lucy in the Sky: Terrible title, curiously earthbound tale

Donald ClarkeIf for nothing else, Noah Hawley's fascinating - and stratospherically flawed - drama will be

The Truth: Tender moments that stay long in the brain

Donald Clarke As Bong Joon-ho will shortly discover (and how), following up your first Palme d'Or

A Quiet Tide: Poignant novel of missed opportunities

Sarah Gilmartin Turning the lives of real people into compelling fiction is an art in itself. The novel must

Shouldn't humanity conquer on so-called sacrifice?

Faridul Ahasan ShouravThe film "Hangor Nodi Grenade" (1997), mainly influenced by the liberation war, was directed

Tangled tale of Ponzi scheme gone wrong

Olivia Ho "Why don't you swallow broken glass," someone scrawls in acid marker on the wall

'The Mirror and The Light' Is a triumphant end to a spellbinding story

Genevieve Valentine At the start of The Mirror & The Light, Thomas Cromwell is a man

Tale of a starlet's rise and descent into madness

Toh Wen LiA little girl sits in the wings of the theatre, watching a woman perform

'Trolls World Tour': You will want to rock and troll

Terence TohIn the past, trolls were often portrayed as repulsive, anti-social monsters. They lived under bridges,

International Falls

Frank Scheck Rachael Harris and Rob Huebel star in Amber McGinnis' dramedy about the friendship that

The Living Days: Perplexing and unsettling

Declan O'DriscollMary Grimes, the central character of The Living Days exists, like the novel itself, in

Recollections of My Non-Existence: The precarity of identity

Sean HewittRebecca Solnit is one of our best essayists. In recent years, books such as Hope

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