Aida Edemariam on Sophie Mackintosh

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Despite her admiration for Sophie Mackintosh’s début novel, The Water Cure, Aida Edemariam writes in The Guardian about her disillusionment with Mackintosh’s follow-up, Blue Ticket.

 

Chris Power on Anton Chekhov

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In the latest issue of the New Statesman, Chris Power assesses the legacy of Anton Chekhov and the writer’s extraordinary influence on the contemporary short story.