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    1. December 5, 2014

      ‘365 Stories’, by James Robertson

      Fan fiction and self-published authors have made a natural home of the web. But, circling around them, you can increasingly...

    2. September 5, 2014

      ‘The Bone Clocks’, by David Mitchell

      Past midnight and already reading for hours, I kept going. I had to find out whether Holly and the Horologists would defeat...

    1. July 5, 2013

      A voice breaks the silence

      The Reason I Jump, by Naoki Higashida, translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell, Sceptre, RRP£12.99, 192 pages Naoki...

    2. April 19, 2013

      Meet Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists

      Granta 123: Best of Young British Novelists 4, edited by John Freeman, Granta, RRP£12.99/$16.99, 400 pages This week, after...

    3. April 15, 2013

      Granta unveils list of top young writers

      Women outnumber men for the first time in an influential list of the best young British novelists compiled by Granta, the...

    4. April 15, 2013

      Sunken Garden, Barbican, London – review

      As a PR vehicle, Michel van der Aa’s new creation ranks as a triumph. The hype surrounding its incorporation of 3D film into...

    5. beyondbrics

      April 4, 2013

      Guest post: why international lawyers should head for Africa

      By David Mitchell of BDO Africa is experiencing rapid economic growth and infrastructure development. In addition to the...

    6. December 14, 2012

      Comedy gold

      As celebrities’ books go, the memoirs of Britain’s most popular comedians are not exactly rock ’n’ roll. In his...

    7. June 28, 2012

      A click away from breaking the law

      For employers, the temptation to check up on a candidate on their social networking websites is often too hard to resist –...

    8. April 13, 2012

      Sony and Nokia suffer in dystopian sector

      In David Mitchell’s novel Cloud Atlas, consumers in a dystopian future drive “suzukis” instead of cars and when they...

    9. February 11, 2012

      Claim to Falklands based on five-year settlement

      From Mr Michael Kuczynski. Sir, The microcosmography of European claims to the Falklands/Malvinas archipelago is rather more...

    10. February 10, 2012

      Adapt or die?

      When the winner of the Best Film category is announced at tomorrow night’s Bafta awards ceremony in London, there’s a strong...

    11. February 4, 2012

      Argentine claim to Falklands is bogus

      From Sir David Mitchell. Sir, David Cameron was right to say that Argentina could be accused of colonialism in asserting its...

    12. March 21, 2011

      The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

      The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell, Sceptre, RRP£12.99, 480 pages In 1799 Jacob de Zoet arrives at...

    13. January 29, 2011

      Light entertainment, heavy on the irony

      If irony be the distinguishing characteristic of English wit, we have excess of it. Translated on to the small screen, it...

    14. December 30, 2010

      Earth calling Taylor

      Calvin Hathaway has performed one of his legendary U-turns. Wednesday it was: “Taylor, the Big Cheese wants me to stage an...

    15. November 26, 2010

      Triumphs, failures and Mandelson

      TV watching demands discrimination. Programmes come at you in unending streams. To organise your responses and to avoid...

    16. October 8, 2010

      Artists unearthed

      Joseph Bail’s ‘The Artist’s Sister in her Garden, 1880’ Gardeners are often artists, though art critics seldom consider...

    17. July 27, 2010

      Carey in running for literary hat-trick

      The Australian novelist Peter Carey is in the running to win the Man Booker prize for an unprecedented third time after his...

    18. May 22, 2010

      iPad testers

      Leading publishing industry executives are coming to grips with their iPad test devices, with Random House executive...

    19. May 1, 2010

      The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

      The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, by David Mitchell, Sceptre £18.99, 469 pages, FT Bookshop price: £15.19David...

    20. January 2, 2010

      Literary lights ready to dazzle

      (From left) Andrea Levy, Joshua Ferris and Rose Tremain Last year was a difficult year for publishers and booksellers, but...

    21. December 12, 2009

      'Boiler room' fraudsters guilty

      Two men who were involved in a £1m " boiler room" scam targeting investors across the UK have been found guilty of fraud....

    22. December 11, 2009

      ‘Boiler’ room fraudsters convicted

      Two men who were involved in a £1m “boiler room” scam targeting investors across the UK have been found guilty of fraud....

    23. October 23, 2009

      Operate a new system of income investing

      Are you PC? By that, I don’t mean are you in favour of the non- denominational Winterval decorations that probably already...

    24. August 8, 2009

      That big question, so many answers

      Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC1 Wednesdays) is dedicated to the view that you are your forebears: a view with which the...

    25. October 4, 2008

      Strangers reunited

      The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson Canongate £16.99, 502 pages FT Bookshop price: £13.59 Moonshine in the Morning by Andrea...

    26. August 28, 2008

      Microsoft browser targets Google's ad model

      Microsoft launched its much anticipated Internet Explorer 8 browser yesterday, equipped with a privacy feature that could...

    27. August 28, 2008

      Latest Microsoft browser challenges Google

      Microsoft released a web browser yesterday that includes a feature that could affect the advertising model of internet...

    28. August 28, 2008

      Microsoft's latest browser poses challenge to Google's ad model

      Microsoft released a web browser yesterday that includes a feature that could affect the advertising model of internet...

    29. August 27, 2008

      Latest Microsoft browser challenges Google

      Microsoft released a web browser on Wednesday that includes a feature that could affect the advertising model of internet...

    30. July 19, 2008

      Small talk - Damon Galgut

      Diagnosed with cancer aged six, Damon Galgut spent long hospital stays reading and being read to. Born in Pretoria, South...

    31. July 19, 2008

      Small Talk: Damon Galgut

      Diagnosed with cancer aged six, Damon Galgut spent long hospital stays reading and being read to. Born in Pretoria, South...

    32. August 24, 2007

      Lunch with the FT: David Mitchell

      It was fitting that my first meeting with David Mitchell, an author whose novels feed on accidental encounters and scraps of...

    33. June 25, 2007

      Advice to potential investors in Russia is well founded

      From Sir David Mitchell. Sir, Your advice to anyone who does business in Russia to recognise the importance of politics as...

    34. April 13, 2007

      CRITICS' CHOICE

      For once the term "cult" does not refer to the deservedly unknown championed by a précieux few. Channel 4's Peep Show has a...

    35. January 16, 2007

      The Sleeping Beauty - New York City Ballet

      It is a rare pleasure to see a young dancer emerge into a ballerina. Sterling Hyltin, dancing the role of Aurora for the...

    36. January 10, 2007

      Boyd's 'Restless' wins Costa Novel Award

      William Boyd's Restless has won the Novel Award in this year's Costa Book Award, formerly the Whitbread - 25 years after he...

    37. December 1, 2006

      TELEVISION

      In perhaps the strongest film in the series so far, this week's Simon Schama's the Power of Art (BBC2 9.00pm) tackles...

    38. November 24, 2006

      CRITICS' CHOICE

      The latest Jennifer Saunders creation, the so-so Jam and Jerusalem (BBC1 9.30pm) is a contribution to what is a distinct...

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