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    1. August 7, 2014

      UK celebrities urge Scots to stay together

      ...Roger Black Malorie Blackman Ranjit Bolt Alain de Botton William Boyd Tracey Brabin Lord Melvyn Bragg Jo Brand Gyles Brandreth...Cox Amanda Craig Steve Cram Richard Curtis Tom Daley William Dalrymple Richard Dawkins Dame Judi Dench Jeremy Deller...By Claer Barrett and Mure Dickie

    2. June 27, 2014

      The FT’s Summer books 2014

      ...George Stevens, John Huston, William Wyler, Frank Capra) enlisted in every branch of the US...Jeremiah Blake, along with Lieutenant William Avery, on their hunt for Xavier Mountstuart...literature can have on all readers. . . . William S Burroughs: A Life, by Barry Miles...

    3. February 28, 2014

      It’s not junk. It’s history

      ...best of young British novelists”. Here is that now-famous roll-call: Martin Amis, Pat Barker, Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ian McEwan, Salman Rushdie, Graham Swift, Rose Tremain, and more. I like the authors’ brief...By Peter Aspden

    1. December 13, 2013

      Dead men’s pens: reinventing Wodehouse, Austen and Chandler

      ...orphans adopted again and again. William Boyd’s James Bond novel Solo came...stylish writer in their own right. Boyd’s Solo sold 25,000 hardbacks in...Solo still significantly outsold Boyd’s most recent novel written in...By Esther Bintliff

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      October 10, 2013

      Why Alice Munro deserves her Nobel Prize

      ...short stories it used the relief from a plodding beginning-middle-end structure to profound effect. It had what William Boyd says should be the hallmark of a “fully functioning short story” – “a totality of effect that makes it almost...John McDermott

    3. September 30, 2013

      Caveman cuisine at the office

      ...of the Paleo diet were first discussed in an article by S. Boyd Eaton and Melvin Konner in the New England Journal of Medicine...Dominic Wallington What almost all diets have in common / From Mr William Portlock Latest fad may not lead to a long life / From Mr Mark...By Charles Wallace

    4. September 26, 2013

      Solo, by William Boyd

      Solo, by William Boyd, Jonathan Cape, RRP£18.99, 336...culminating with the present incumbent, William Boyd, whose first Bond adventure is Solo. Boyd’s recruitment by the Ian Fleming...By Ludovic Hunter-Tilney

    5. September 23, 2013

      World diary: September 23 – September 29

      ...Asia Economic Forum in Xi’an Shanxi province, expects 2,500 delegates (to September 28). Classic spy mission William Boyd’s James Bond novel Solo is published in hardback by Jonathan Cape and launched in London. Set in 1969, it features...Compiled by Simon Greaves

    6. August 23, 2013

      The fall and rise of the TV critic

      ...TV critic. After the end of James’s tenure at the Observer in 1982, other poets and novelists – Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Hugo Williams, Peter Ackroyd, Adam Mars-Jones – began to be employed as TV critics. Dissecting popular culture...By Joe Moran

    7. June 14, 2013

      The Queen’s Birthday Honours List

      ...Mills, for services to the hydroelectricity industry. Robert Boyd, director and general manager, EDC Pipework Services, for...executive, Espresso Education, for services to education. William Tudor Brown, co-founder, ARM Holdings, for services to...By

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