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Top summer reads

14 popular page-turners for the beach and beyond

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Jo Brand on Damned

British comedian talks about her new social worker comedy

Exploring post-Communist China

New book from Evan Osnos exploring the Age of Ambition

What next for Jeremy Paxman?

He's quit Newsnight. He's at the Edinburgh Fringe. What on earth next?

Paddy Ashdown on The Cruel Victory

Former UK politician's WWII history to be released on D-Day anniversary

Game of Thrones interview

Time Out meets the cast of the bloodiest show on TV

Andrew Motion: on poetry

Former UK laureate talks about the place of verse today

Joy and pain revisited

The startling family discovery which sparked Amy Tan's new novel, Joy Luck Club

Bahrain self-help book

Comfy Slippers and a Cup of Tea by Julie Lomas

How to be an author, by authors

We asked six acclaimed writers for advice on how to get started

Bridget Jones: love or hate? 

Does the world really need another Bridget Jones novel?

Gillian Anderson interview

The X-Files meets Dexter in star's new TV hit The Fall

Freddie Highmore on Bates Motel

Former child actor talks about his role in the Hitchcock TV prequel

John Niven: Straight White Male

The A&R man-turned-novelist talks us through his favourite books

Joe Hill on NOS-4R2

Stephen King's novelist son on family comparisons, editing and horror

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The Knowledge

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Aug 27

From brunching Bollywood style to dancing with the art.haus underground, there’s plenty going on this weekend in Bahrain

Gary Barlow to play Dubai Media City
Aug 25

Take That frontman and X Factor judge will perform on October 17

8 things to do this weekend
Aug 20

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