Stephanie Bishop

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25 ENTRIES Stephanie Bishop is a professor of creative writing at the University of East Anglia. Her latest novel is The Anniversary.



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Detail of Maria Lassnig, ‘Zwei Arten zu sein (Doppelselbstporträt)’, showing two head and shoulder portraits

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The female unique: ‘Art Monsters’ and ‘The Other Side’

New books on women’s art from Lauren Elkin and Jennifer Higgie explore the expression of monstrosity and the marginalisation of spiritual experience

Cover of Deborah Levy's ‘August Blue’

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Deborah Levy’s ‘August Blue’

In the British author’s latest novel of the uncanny, a concert pianist seeks to escape a humiliating public failure

Text-based cover design of ‘This Is Not Who I Am’

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Emily Bootle’s ‘This Is Not Who I Am’

The British writer explores the debilitating effects of our culture’s insistence on the performance of authenticity

Image of ‘Second Place’

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‘Second Place’ by Rachel Cusk

After her landmark ‘Outline’ trilogy, the author’s latest novel is inspired by a memoir about D.H. Lawrence in New Mexico

‘On the Line’ by Joseph Ponthus

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‘On the Line’ by Joseph Ponthus

Poetry is found in the processing plants of Brittany

‘The Lying Life of Adults’ by Elena Ferrante

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‘The Lying Life of Adults’ by Elena Ferrante

The Neapolitan author returns to characters driven by compulsions and tensions of class

Image of Eimear McBride's ‘Strange Hotel’

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‘Strange Hotel’ by Eimear McBride

A woman unceasingly travels to contend with the inertia of grief, in the latest novel from the author of ‘A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing’

Cover of ‘The Man Who Saw Everything’

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‘The Man Who Saw Everything’ by Deborah Levy

The British author experiments with a narrative structure that collapses past and present

‘Here Until August’

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‘Here Until August’ by Josephine Rowe

The Australian author’s second short-story collection focuses on the precipice of change rather than its culmination

Cover of ‘The End’

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‘The End’ by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The ‘My Struggle’ series arrives at a typically exhausting conclusion

Covers of Motherhood and Mothers

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To have or not to have: Sheila Heti’s ‘Motherhood’ and Jacqueline Rose’s ‘Mothers’

Heti’s novel asks if a woman should have a child; Rose’s nonfiction considers how society treats her if she does

Cover of Kudos

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‘Kudos’ by Rachel Cusk

A masterful trilogy concludes

‘The Sparsholt Affair’ by Alan Hollinghurst

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‘The Sparsholt Affair’ by Alan Hollinghurst

Picador; $32.99

‘The Burning Girl’ by Claire Messud

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‘The Burning Girl’ by Claire Messud

Fleet; $27.99

Cover of Forest Dark

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‘Forest Dark’ by Nicole Krauss

Bloomsbury; $24.99

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