Did you party well in the weeks gone by? Or are you still partying? With the official winter party season drawing to a close, I have for you a set of interesting images that show writers partying hard. Read more

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One can’t spend the last week of the year without making at least one ‘best of’ list. This list isn’t, by my reckoning, a list of the best books of 2011. Rather, it offers a compendium of some of the books I have enjoyed and admired this year. Read more

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Ernest Hemingway is one of the first great writers we read as adolescents. By the time I was 19, I had – like many of my friends – exhausted his entire oeuvre. Read more

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While away on a break, I got lots of reading done. That was one of the points of the break in any case. The university in England at which I was a Visiting Fellow and Writer in Residence has a terrific library. Read more

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As part of its Christmas books special, the Guardian did a wonderful, imaginative thing. Read more

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