Search for David Mitchell and
  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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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 –...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. May 22, 2010

    iPad testers

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

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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....

  20. 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....

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. September 16, 2006

    Good comedy and bad cops

    Ricky Gervais once called Peep Show, starring Robert Webb and David Mitchell, "the best sitcom since Father Ted". Many...

  38. September 15, 2006

    Hot favourites left off shortlist for Man Booker prize

    Judges for the Man Booker prize sprang a surprise yesterday when they unveiled a shortlist that omitted three of the most...

Search for David Mitchell and