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Twelve Questions: Peter Williams

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Peter Williams, QC, turns 80 this year and is finishing a new book of stories from his long legal career. The former head of the Howard League for Penal Reform was diagnosed with cancer eight years ago and is still undergoing treatment.
Twelve Questions: Peter WilliamsPeter Williams on his boat with his dogs, Kafka and Ariki, at Westhaven Marina. Photo / Sarah Ivey

1.Why is

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Dead novelist may have solved decades-old murder

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Swedish writer Stieg Larsson.Swedish writer Stieg Larsson.

Allegations that the bestselling Swedish crime novelist Stieg Larsson sent police evidence linking the murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986 to South African security services, have been intensified by a Swedish newspaper.

Svenska Dagbladet reported on Tuesday that the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo sent

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Book review: A Beautiful Truth

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Walt and Judy, of 1970s small-town Vermont, can't conceive a child. For all their mutual tenderness, life has become just "a collection of gestures and habits". So they adopt.

Specifically, they adopt an orphaned chimpanzee.

Yes, it's a jolting concept, and it means you can't read McAdam's third novel without feeling perceptions

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Book review: Mrs Hemingway

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Book review: Mrs HemingwayIt is a sign of Naomi Wood's skill that you'll never know for sure what she's invented. Photo / Hayley Madden

The critic Edmund Wilson once called Ernest Hemingway "certainly the worst-invented character to be found in the author's work". Fifty-two years after his death, the Hemingway myth continues to both beguile and infuriate.

Recently,

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Book review: Terms Conditions

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Extensive footnotes make this hard to follow, as Nicky Pellegrino discovers.
Book review: Terms ConditionsRobert Glancy's debut novel 'Terms & Conditions' is full of quirky annotations.

If ever a book was likely to boost optometrists' profits it's Terms & Conditions by Robert Glancy (Bloomsbury). This is a novel about the small print and contains a lot of it - some of

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