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    1. October 8, 2010

      My year as a Man Booker Prize judge

      Rosie Blau’s daughter assesses the Man Booker shortlist 2010 In late November of last year, two packages arrived for me. One...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. August 29, 2009

      A precedent for Heathrow’s scribe

      From Mr Nicholas Paisner. Sir, Alain de Botton may well be the first writer-in-residence at Heathrow airport but, as Rosie...

    3. August 21, 2009

      The lost baggage of modern literature

      When Alain de Botton became the writer-in-residence at Heathrow airport this week, he claimed to be producing “a new kind of...

    4. May 28, 2009

      Canadian novelist wins book prize

      Short story writer Alice Munro was yesterday announced as winner of the third Man Booker International Prize. The Canadian...

    5. February 21, 2009

      Wedding presence

      Dear Book Doctor, A friend is getting married for the third time. I went to her first two weddings, I really can't face a...

    6. January 10, 2009

      Trial and error

      Dear Book Doctor,My mother-in-law repeatedly spells my name wrong, and when I correct her she brushes it off as...

    7. January 3, 2009

      New beginnings

      Dear Book Doctor, Is there any point in making new year's resolutions? AW, London Fiction applauds new year's festivities:...

    8. December 20, 2008

      Podcast: Non-fiction Picks of the Year

      Rosie Blau, FT books editor, and colleagues discuss Pakistan, genius and trade ...

    9. December 20, 2008

      Podcast: Fiction Picks of the Year

      Rosie Blau, FT books editor, and colleagues discuss daydreaming teenagers to 9/11 and cricket ...

    10. December 6, 2008

      Historical truths

      Dear Book Doctor, My boyfriend of eight months lost a lot of money in the financial crisis and says he can't afford to keep...

    11. November 15, 2008

      A political animal

      Dear Book Doctor , What type of dog should Barack Obama take to the White House? Sasha O, Chicago It was Harry Truman who...

    12. November 8, 2008

      Under orders

      Dear Book Doctor, In restaurants my husband always under-orders, assuming that he will get my leftovers. It drives me crazy....

    13. November 1, 2008

      Ring bound

      Dear Book Doctor, My boyfriend of five years won't commit to marrying me. I am 35. Should I give him an ultimatum? HA,...

    14. October 25, 2008

      Shameful shoppers

      Dear Book Doctor, I haven't actually been affected by the financial crisis yet but it still feels unnecessarily frivolous...

    15. September 27, 2008

      Debt to destiny

      Dear Book Doctor, I've tried really hard but I just can't understand what this financial crisis is about. Can you help? DS,...

    16. September 20, 2008

      Perseverance pays

      Dear Book Doctor, I had a holiday booked to New York but the airline has gone bust. Should I book again or is fate trying...

    17. September 13, 2008

      Doing one's duty

      Dear Book Doctor, Two years ago I bought a house that needed a lot of repair. We've done a lot but my husband still wants...

    18. August 30, 2008

      No place like home

      Dear Book Doctor, Six months ago I bought a one-bedroom flat, which was all I could afford. I love the property and the...

    19. August 29, 2008

      Been left on the shelf? Read on

      Last week Penguin launched a dating site in association with match.com. The book publisher, part of Pearson, which also owns...

    20. August 23, 2008

      The Book Doctor: A divided loyalty

      Dear Book Doctor, My company has just been the victim of a hostile takeover. How can I ingratiate myself with my new...

    21. August 16, 2008

      The godparent trap

      Dear Book Doctor, I have just had a baby. How should I choose the godparents for my daughter? Sarah S, Bristol I can tell...

    22. August 9, 2008

      Under observation

      Dear Book Doctor, I 've been watching my husband closely for weeks and he's behaving very strangely - I can't work out if...

    23. August 2, 2008

      Chasing demons

      Dear Book Doctor, I suffer from insomnia. I've tried counting sheep, milky drinks, exercise and everything else I can think...

    24. July 19, 2008

      Book doctor - Neighbourly watch

      Dear Book Doctor, Last weekend a neighbour broke into my flat to turn off a leaking tap but didn't leave a note to say what...

    25. July 12, 2008

      Just pretending

      Dear Book Doctor The managing director of my company mistakenly invited me to a work dinner, thinking I was a more senior...

    26. July 5, 2008

      Stopping the clock

      Dear Book Doctor, Over the last 15 years I have continually outstripped my peers in success, salary and accolades. Now I'm...

    27. June 28, 2008

      Couch potatoes rule

      Dear Book Doctor, My mum has banned me from watching TV or playing computer games this summer, and claims I should be more...

    28. June 7, 2008

      The old question

      Dear Book Doctor, My daughter is 25, has been seeing her boyfriend for three years, and is talking about marriage. I think...

    29. May 24, 2008

      The big cheese

      Dear Book Doctor, Every Friday I buy a delicious toasted cheese sandwich from a stall at my local farmers' market. The man...

    30. April 19, 2008

      The Book Doctor How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, My company wants me to relocate to New York. In many ways I really want to go, but I have a very...

    31. April 5, 2008

      Fiction: The End of the Alphabet

      THE END OF THE ALPHABET by C.S. Richardson Portobello, £9.99 FT bookshop price: £7.99 When Ambrose Zephyr goes for a routine...

    32. March 29, 2008

      How spaghetti fooled a nation, April 1 1957

      In 1957, Richard Dimbleby presented an edition of the BBC's Panorama about the annual spaghetti harvest. The workers of...

    33. March 29, 2008

      How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, My teenage daughter tells me she needs more money to go shopping. I'm a single father and not short of...

    34. March 22, 2008

      The Book Doctor: How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, My son makes a mess wherever he goes. I know all children do, but I'm a very tidy person and it's driving...

    35. March 8, 2008

      How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, My boyfriend is fundamentally against the idea of tourism, as he has read too much Michel Houellebecq. How...

    36. February 23, 2008

      The Book Doctor: How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, I love dogs and have wanted one of my own for a long time. But I live in the city and can't afford a...

    37. February 16, 2008

      The Book Doctor - How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, My boss has just told me he thinks I'm talented, but that I'll have to stay in my current position for a...

    38. February 9, 2008

      How Books Can Save Your Life

      Dear Book Doctor, I've been seeing a really nice man for the past six months. I don't want to scare him away so I haven't...

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