August 29, 2018

Heat rule in effect again at U.S. Open

The U.S. Open will implement its heat rule for the second day running to give suffering players some relief from the brutally hot temperatures and high humidity at Flushing Meadows.
August 29, 2018

Day 12 of the Asian Games

Highlights of day 12 of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang on Wednesday (times GMT):
August 29, 2018

Pound rises as EU hints at bespoke Brexit deal

The pound has risen to its highest level for weeks after EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said the UK could expect a partnership with Brussels "such as there never has been with any other third country".
August 29, 2018

Ozark is back for season two – and it’s not any easier to watch

Six new or returning shows to tune into this week.
August 29, 2018

Saudade review: Suneeta Peres da Costa’s bold evocation of childhood

There's a wistful intensity to Suneeta Peres da Costa's Saudade.
August 29, 2018

Adani and the War over Coal review: Quentin Beresford on that controversial mine

Beresford details the case against the mine in terms of the scandal-ridden environmental dealings of the company in India.
August 29, 2018

Antidote to a Curse review: James Cristina’s multi-layered coming of age story

There are shades of Christos Tsiolkas' Loaded in this multi-layered coming of age story
August 29, 2018

No Country Woman review: Zoya Patel on living her hyphenated life

Zoya Patel's strength is in her intelligent and rigorously self-aware account of the never-complete process of coming to terms with an uncomfortable identity.
August 29, 2018

The Perfume Burned His Eyes review: Michael Imperioli’s walk on the wildside

Lou Reed plays a pivotal role in Sopranos star Michael Imperioli's Bildungsroman
August 29, 2018

He Is Mine and I Have No Other review: Rebecca O’Connor’s sensitive first novel

Rebecca O'Connor takes a heady dive into the vulnerability, passion and recklessness of youth.
August 29, 2018

Tears for Tashiha review: Olfat Mahmoud’s tale of her Palestinian refugee family

Olfat Mahmoud was born in Lebanon, and this book traces her life from its beginning in a refugee camp through to becoming a nurse and a passionate advocate for Palestinian refugees.
August 29, 2018

The Unfinished Vice review: Edmund White on the necessity of a reading life

Reading for Edmund White is inseparable from the business of being alive and connected to the world and people.