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Past articles by Simon:

Inside the New London Publisher Daring to Combine Visual and Literary Arts

Wundor Editions launched late last year with the ambition to publish an eclectic mix of literary fiction, poetry, and photography works. → Read More

10 Famous Shakespeare Quotes on Love, Life and Art

Does your essay or conversation need a bit of dazzle? Look no further: show any of these off and we promise your audience will be amazed. → Read More

Mathias Énard's 'Compass' is an Elegiac Portrait of Orientalism

The French writer's newly-translated novel won the Prix Goncourt in 2015, and was recently shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize. → Read More

The Man Booker International Prize 2017 Shortlist Announced

The six titles still in contention for the prize, warded every year for a translated work of fiction, were unveiled yesterday evening in London. → Read More

Lionel Shriver Takes Aim at the Hypocrisy of Brooklyn Liberals

The writer's biting new short story, published last week, sees a caricatural gathering of Fort Green Brooklynites confront a Trump voter. → Read More

The Baileys Prize Pop-Up Book Bar Returns to London for the Last Time

The Baileys Prize will once again follow this year’s shortlist announcement with a five-day mini festival in London. → Read More

Marion Coutts's 'The Iceberg': On the Death of a Husband and the Life of an Artist

With the author/artist's first exhibition having just opened at the Tintype in London, we revisit her prize-winning memoir The Iceberg. → Read More

The 8 Oldest Religions in the World

Many religions may be all but gone, but some of the most time-worn faiths are still around. Find out more about the oldest religions still practiced. → Read More