Jonathan Freedland
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Executive Editor, Opinion at the Guardian, and the author of five best-selling thrillers as Sam Bourne.

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I Don't Find Writing a Woman as Comfortable as Writing a Man - I Actively Prefer It

(1) Comments | Posted 6 July 2015 | (00:00)

The book is called The 3rd Woman, but its heroine is very much my second woman. Don't get me wrong. I don't mean she's the other woman in my life - though my wife might say there were times when it felt like there were three of us in this...

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Why the Facts Really Count in Fiction

(2) Comments | Posted 17 February 2012 | (23:00)

One of my stock lines, to be deployed whenever someone asked me about the difference between writing journalism and writing fiction, used to be: "The biggest difference is that in fiction you can't make it all up."

I wouldn't risk a joke like that now, not in...

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