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Many dismiss glamour fiction as ‘Jackie Collins-esque’ and label it throwaway (at best)
There’s no lonelier place to be than alone in a crowd
The dazzling slabs of journalism that comprise this anthology are largely concerned with the anatomy of human error
Having had great success with one animal fable, 2002’s Booker Prize-winning Life of Pi, Martel has gone one better
After reading social influence expert Dutton’s intriguing debut, the use of powerful persuasion techniques becomes apparent everywhere
Rather like the character himself, the past few Adrian Mole offerings from Townsend have never quite lived up to expectations
Carefully crafted, precious and a little bit magical, Light Boxes is like a porcelain doll
From ‘I Was Made to Love Her’ through to ‘A Time for Love’, Stevie Wonder’s lyrical oeuvre is as unreliable as any at giving up personal detail
Months, years even, go by and you may not read a short story collection
For all its ambition and verbal pyrotechnics, Amis’s The Pregnant Widow is basically a book about boys and girls
No, Dubai did not invent novelty-shaped man-made islands
Junger’s book about his time embedded with a US battalion in Afghanistan’s dangerous Korengal Valley
A coming-of-age tale about two people on a road trip to nowhere
Whatever Simmons’s faults as a writer, you can’t knock his ambition
Reading Lionel Shriver’s latest novel feels like being caught in the middle of a guerrilla war
This book’s subtitle is a question we love to ask: are we alone in the universe?
It’s difficult to pinpoint just when an author’s thematic obsessions begin to resemble easy formula
Readers of David Remnick’s new biography will run the risk of some slight Obama fatigue
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Time Out Dubai has full details of the Dubai International Film Festival programme, including Jake Gyllenhaal, Richard Dreyfuss and Dev Patel.
Time Out Dubai has details of a new bar in Dubai, at Burj Al Arab. Find out about the Burj Al Arab expansion plan, including restaurants at the hotel.
Time Out Dubai has pictures of Dubai Metro being engulfed in flames, and details of Dubai Metro running as normal again after a fire in Deira.