The Funny, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

[ad_1] Their orchestrations shine, and a place where their writing will always be welcome is among orchestral musicians. For professionals, Arnold’s music feels like he’s on their side. (He would appear frequently on the podium, particularly prominent events such as his Concerto for Group and Orchestra for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and a transitional milestone …

A Heartbreaking Novel About a Teen Forced to Live as an Intersex

[ad_1] AN ORDINARY GREATby Buki Papillon Even in the best of circumstances, puberty is a strange, uncomfortable experience. But for people who exist outside the norms of their community, this discomfort is often exacerbated, especially when they are forced to keep their differences hidden. This difficult secrecy is central to Buki Papillon’s ambitious debut novel, …

A Heartbreaking Novel About Mothers, Daughters, and Secrets

[ad_1] Subscriber: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to Listen Esther Freud’s latest pick for Group Text, our monthly column for readers and book clubs “I Couldn’t Love You More” A novel about three generations of women grappling with secrets, shame and an inexorable bond. Elisabeth Egan, editor at Book Review and the brains …