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Hilary Mantel hits back at critics of her Thatcher assassination short story

Hilary Mantel, Short stories"The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher"

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Publish and be branded: the new threat to literature's laboratory

Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell and Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn in Wolf Hall at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. From "Publish and be branded: the new threat to literature's laboratory," by Jennifer Rankin. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jan/13/publish-brand-literature-hilary-mantel-jk-rowling?CMP=twt_gu

Greek Myths II - The Golden Age meant little in an age where men came to believe they could be a king by their own hand. The Warrior-King ruled the Bronze Age and assumed the mantel of the Bluebloods who’s power had been declining after the events at Babel. The age of War as the highest expression of man now held ascendancy with art and literature embracing the theme of the individual’s will to power as the essence of a new Heroic age.

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Hilary Mantel tantalises eager readers with Thomas Cromwell pen portrait

Waiting for the Hilary Mantel book to come out--Detail of Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex after Hans Holbein the Younger (1727). Click on the magnifying glass to see the full painting.

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Hilary Mantel and Virginia Woolf on the sounds in writers' minds

Patricia Waugh: The two novelists' books reveal how different varieties of hallucination can inspire and threaten creative work

Greek Myths I - The Golden Age meant little in an age where men came to believe they could be a king by their own hand. The Warrior-King ruled the Bronze Age and assumed the mantel of the Bluebloods who’s power had been declining after the events at Babel. The age of War as the highest expression of man now held ascendancy with art and literature embracing the theme of the individual’s will to power as the essence of a new Heroic age.

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Book now: the essential new fiction from the big names in 2014

Clockwise from top left: Sarah Waters, James Ellroy, Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, Hilary Mantel and Howard Jacobson. Photographs: Murdo...

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‘Based on a true story’: the fine line between fact and fiction

Here's a new essay on nonfiction from #AWP16 featured presenter Geoff Dyer. Dyer will share the stage with Leslie Jamison​ and Maggie Nelson on April 1 in Los Angeles at an event sponsored by Graywolf Press​.

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Wolf Hall play to move to West End – but readers must wait for third novel

Ben Miles as Thomas Cromwell and Lydia Leonard as Anne Boleyn in the RSC production of Wolf Hall. Photograph: Alastair Muir/Rex

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Mantel Takes Up Betrayal, Beheadings In 'Bodies'

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel