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Top summer reads

14 popular page-turners for the beach and beyond

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How a Mother Weaned Her Girl From Fairytales

US author Kate Bernheimer on breaking the myth

The punk memoirs of Viv Albertine

The Slits were the original riot-grrrl bands. Guitarist Albetine looks back

The mother-in-law in Indian society

Author and journalist Veena Venugopal tackles matriarchal norms

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

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The Knowledge

Three restaurants backed by Michelin-starred chef to open
Sep 2

The full brunt of Wolfgang Puck’s culinary prowess descends on Bahrain

One&Only comes to Bahrain
Sep 1

The luxury business and leisure resort is set to start welcoming guests in 2016

The Palm Association annual ball is back
Aug 31

After an absence of four years, Bahrain’s Palm Association rolls out The Great Gatsby ball

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