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James Shapiro’s timely—and polite—debunking of the claims that rival authors wrote the works of the great bard will never convince the conspiracy theorists
Robert Winder  

The missing children

Where have all the families gone? Robert Winder wonders why great literature, which is supposed to address universal truths, ignores children, parenthood and family life. But this may be changing. Writers no longer consider it beneath them to write about…
Robert Winder  

The prize is right

With the collapse of price-fixing for books, British publishers need the Booker Prize more than ever. Paul Bilic and Robert Winder compare it to France's loftier Prix Goncourt
Robert Winder