Fight Night by Miriam Toews review – a paean to the strength of women | Fiction

Miriam Toews’s fiction always puts me in mind of the paintings of Agnes Martin: both artists use repeating patterns, creating distinct pieces from variations on the same basic elements. For Toews, the motifs that are reworked through all her books are largely autobiographical. She draws on her cultural background – growing up in a strict … Read more

Man Utd staff have made feelings clear on Hannibal Mejbri as bust-up details emerge

The Manchester United youngster was named as one of the players involved in an altercation at the Red Devils’ Carrington training complex following defeat at Brighton Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Rangnick questions team spirit after Man Utd lose It only took hours from Manchester United’s miserable season concluding … Read more

LIVE Transfer Talk – Jules Kounde still tops Chelsea’s wishlist with Kalidou Koulibaly, Pau Torres, Wesley Fofana as options

Sevilla defender Jules Kounde is a target for Chelsea. Juan Manuel Serrano Arce / Getty Images The summer transfer window is approaching, and there’s plenty of gossip swirling about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumors, comings and goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Kounde, Koulibaly on … Read more

‘Funny Pages’ Is a Darkly Hilarious Comic Book Comedy from the Safdie Brothers’ Promising Protégé

The most that anybody knows about Owen Kline, whose debut movie as a director premiered in Cannes yesterday, is that he is the son of Kevin Kline and Phoebe Cates, and that he starred in Noah Baumbach’s The Squid and the Whale as a child — so it is fitting that Funny Pages features a … Read more