J.M. Coetzee

Three hours of vomit, fellatio and menstruation: Isabelle Huppert on Phaedra(s)

4 June 2016 9:00 am

A blushing James Woodall is riveted by Isabelle Huppert’s performance in Phaedra(s)

South Africa’s Heart of Darkness

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Trencherman was first published in Afrikaans in 2006 and translated into English for a South African readership shortly afterwards, but…

Roger Federer helped me through my nervous breakdown, says William Skidelsky

13 June 2015 9:00 am

Good writing about sport is rare — and good writing about tennis is that much rarer — so it’s conspicuous…

Norman Mailer’s wife comes out of the shadows

22 November 2014 9:00 am

‘It’s not as bad as I thought it would be,’ said Norman Mailer to his wife, Norris Church, after reading…

Here and Now, by Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee - review

18 May 2013 9:00 am

In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek. So too in the luckless genre…

The Childhood of Jesus', by J.M. Coetzee - review

9 March 2013 9:00 am

Stripping down prose is not a risk-free undertaking. The excision of adverbs and the passive voice is sound practice in…