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Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend - Karen Bartlett

Dusty Springfield was one of the biggest and brightest musical stars of the twentieth century. From the launch of her solo career in 1963, she exuded beauty and glamour with a distinctively unique voice that propelled her into the charts time and again. N

Dusty by Karen Bartlett, review

Dusty Springfield's achingly vulnerable voice expressed the agony she felt over her suburban upbringing and her sexuality, says Helen Brown

Fairyland By Alysia Abbott

On the surface, Fairyland tells a unique story; when her mother is killed in a car accident, three year old Alysia Abbott goes to live in San Francisco with her father, who

05/07/2014

Great Britain at London's Lyttleton Theatre is written by Richard Bean and directed by Nicholas Hytner (the team that was behind the wildly successful 'One Man Two Guvnors').

05/07/2014

Great Britain at London's Lyttleton Theatre is written by Richard Bean and directed by Nicholas Hytner (the team that was behind the wildly successful 'One Man Two Guvnors').

The Iceberg: A Memoir by Marion Coutts review

Intimate and unflinching, this is a stunning record by artist Marion Coutts of the illness and death of her husband, Tom Lubbock Extract: 'There is going to be a destruction the obliteration of a person' Marion Coutts is a visual artist, working in s

Stand Up Straight and Sing: A Memoir - Jessye Norman

Grammy Award-winning Jessye Norman is a once-in-a-generation star, a singer whose astonishing talent, technical expertise and incomparable stage presence have made her one of the world's foremost classical performers of modern times. The possessor of a gl

Money: The Unauthorised Biography by Felix Martin review

This entertaining book offers one of the best explanations for the financial crisis that I have read When it comes to the dismal science of economics, I know how much change to expect from a fiver when buying a Creme Egg , but anything more complex may a

The Iceberg: A Memoir, By Marion Coutts, book review: A horrible

The Iceberg is, essentially, an account of a death and yet it is much more than that. It is an exquisitely expressed portrait of three lives operating in the shadow of catastrophe. Marion Coutts was the partner of Tom Lubbock, who was The Independent