Woody Allen is up to his old tricks. Real ones, like pulling a rabbit out of a hat. In previous films he's played the magician role himself, but in Magic in the Moonlight he allows the dreamy Colin Firth to handle the willing suspension of disbelief.
A warning first: There will be no high-school essayist's hunt for symbols (the green light of Daisy's dock, Dr. Eckleburg's big eyes that see all).
The shortlist of titles for the Guardian First Book award has been announced. But even before deliberations reached this
Though you may have seen some worrisome headlines over the last few years, I want to let you know that publishing isn't dead. Or dying.