Weich, Dave. 'Ian
McEwan, Reinventing Himself Still', Powells.com, 1 April 2004.
(Novel in progress at the time.)
Graham-Harrison, Emma. 'McEwan
Takes Scalpel to Anxiety in New Novel', Reuters, 11 April
2004. (Novel in progress at the time.)
Caminada, Carlos. 'Ian
McEwan, Finishing New Novel, Ponders World After Sept. 11', Bloomberg.com,
16 July 2004. (Novel in progress at the time.)
Page, Benedicte. 'A Happy Man in Wartime', The
Bookseller, 25 November 2004.
Cowell, Alan. 'Ian
McEwan Hints at a Coming Novel', New York Times, 6 December
2004: E3. [Free registration required.]
'Saturday', Kirkus Reviews, 15 January 2005.
Cavendish, Lucy. 'Absent Parents, an Angry Ex, and
a Curious Obsession with Dead Bodies', Evening Standard, 17
January 2005: 23. [Interview].
Lawson, Mark. 'Against
the Flow', The Guardian, 22 January 2005: 9.
Freeman, John. 'Deft
Knife Twist of Literary Anxiety', Toronto Star, 22 January
2005: H13 [Profile / Interview; Reprinted as 'Pleasure and Pain',
Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), 5 February 2005: D15; reprinted
as 'Collateral Damage', Ottawa Citizen, 13 February 2005: C8;
reprinted as 'Collateral Damage', The Calgary Herald (Alberta),
26 February 2005: G3; reprinted as 'McEwan Explores Anxiety's Hold
on Pleasure', Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 20 March 2005: C4; reprinted
as 'Conscious Matter', Times-Picayune (New Orleans), 20 March
2005: Books 1; reprinted as 'Getting Inside a Man's Head', Hartford
Courant (Connecticut), 20 March 2005: G2; reprinted as 'Talking
with Ian McEwan', Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin), 20
March 2005: E6; reprinted as 'Novelist Juxtaposes Anxiety, Pleasure',
Plain Dealer (Cleveland), 21 March 2005: D1].
Gerard, Jasper. 'The
Conversion of Mr Macabre', The Sunday Times, 23 January
2005: Review 5 [Interview].
McCrum, Robert. 'The
Story of His Life', The Observer, 23 January 2005: Review
Harrison, Sophie. 'Happy
Families', New Statesman, 24 January 2005: 48-49.
Sexton, David. 'One Saturday after 9/11', Evening
Standard, 24 January 2005: 69.
O'Connell, John. 'Brain Storm', Time Out,
26 January 2005: 12-14.
Hennessy, Val. 'The Enemy on Our Doorstep', Daily
Mail (London), 28 January 2005: 55.
Tonkin, Boyd. 'The
Difference a Day Makes', The Independent (London), 28 January
2005: 24-25; expanded version published as 'A Saturday in February',
Belfast Telegraph, 5 February 2005 [Interview].
Brookner, Anita. 'A Day in the Life of a Surgeon',
The Spectator, 29 January 2005: 38.
Fray, Peter. 'The
Enduring Talent of Ian McEwan', The Age, 29 January 2005;
also published in The Sydney Morning Herald.
Hefner, Robert. 'Have Mercy: Subtle Study of Moral
Sympathies', Canberra Times (Australia), 29 January 2005: A12.
Hitchings, Henry. 'What a Difference a Day Makes',
Financial Times (London), 29 January 2005: 29.
Jones, Lewis. 'London, 15-02-03 (Novel of the Week)',
Daily Telegraph (London), 29 January 2005: 9.
Scurr, Ruth. 'Happiness
on a Knife-edge', Times (London), 29 January 2005: Review
Sorensen, Rosemary. 'From a Position of Trust', Courier
Mail (Queensland, Australia), 29 January 2005: M6.
Adams, Tim. 'When
Saturday Comes', The Observer (London), 30 January 2005.
Brown, Craig. 'The Thriller That's a Real Brainteaser',
Mail on Sunday, 30 January 2005: 73.
Deveney, Catherine. 'First
Love, Last Writes', Scotland on Sunday, 30 January 2005:
16 [Profile / Interview].
Kemp, Peter. 'Master
of the Mind Game', Sunday Times (London), 30 January 2005:
Moore, Caroline. 'A Brutal Invasion of Privacy',
Sunday Telegraph (London), 30 January 2005: 12.
Sharp, Iain. 'Saturday's All Right for Fighting',
Sunday Star-Times (Auckland, New Zealand), 30 January 2005:
Urquhart, James. 'The
Brain Inside the Skull Beneath the Skin', Independent on Sunday
(London), 30 January 2005: 30.
'PW Forcasts: Fiction', Publishers Weekly,
31 January 2005: 48.
Kohn, Marek. 'Grandeur
of the Mind Over Matter', Independent (London), 4 February
'March of the Day', Ham & High, 4 February
Martin, Andrew. 'Day-in-the-Life Format Is a Fine
Piece of Work', The Express, 4 February 2005: 54.
Sutton, Henry. 'When Saturday Comes', The Mirror,
4 February 2005: 10.
Thinker', The Economist, 5 February 2005.
Adair, Tom. 'Anyone
for Menace?' Scotsman, 5 February 2005: 12.
Battersby, Eileen. 'A Life in a Day', Irish Times,
5 February 2005: 12.
Brice, Chris. 'A Day in the Life', The Advertiser,
5 February 2005: W09.
Dening, Penelope. 'The Master of Literary Menace',
Irish Times, 5 February 2005: 11 [Interview].
Really Must Read...', Sunday Times (London), 6 February
Cribb, Tim. 'Saturday', South China Morning Post,
6 February 2005: 8.
Crumey, Andrew. 'Perils
of Seizing the Day', Scotland on Sunday, 6 February 2005:
Taylor, Alan. 'What a Difference a Day Makes', Sunday
Herald, 6 February 2005 [Includes interview].
Tait, Theo. 'Ian McEwan's Longest Day', Times
Literary Supplement, 9 February 2005.
Bradley, James. 'A
Detailed Life in the Day', The Age, 12 February 2005.
Gordon, Maxine. 'Saturday', This is York,
12 February 2005.
Chong, Kevin. 'One Fine Day', Ottawa Citizen,
13 February 2005: C8.
Marchand, Philip. 'One
Day in the Life of Henry', Toronto Star, 13 February 2005.
Crompton, Sarah. 'Will
Anyone Ever Say Anything Bad about Ian McEwan's Novel? ', Daily
Telegraph (London), 16 February 2005: 23.
Dohy, Leanne. 'Consciousness Examined: Novelist Puts
One Day under a Sharp Lens ', The Calgary Herald (Alberta),
19 February 2005: G4.
Helwig, David. 'An Eventful Day', The Gazette
(Montreal), 19 February 2005: H1.
Hollingshead, Greg. 'A Day Off, and Life Intrudes',
National Post (Canada), 19 February 2005: WP12.
Fysh, Eloise. 'Saturday: Ian McEwan', This is
Wiltshire, 23 February 2005; reprinted in This is Hampshire,
26 February 2005.
Wostear, Sam. 'Saturday', The Sun, 25 February
'Splendid Page Turner', Herald Express (Torquay),
26 February 2005: 24.
Bethune, Brian. 'Mind
Over Matter', Maclean's (Canada), 28 February 2005: 47.
Rosenheim, Andrew. 'The Voice of Modern British Fiction',
Publishers Weekly, 28 February 2005: S16 [Interview].
Kirsch, Adam. 'A
Thoughtful Novel for a Panicky Time', The Sun (New York),
2 March 2005: 15.
Tayler, Christopher. 'A Knife at the Throat', London
Review of Books, 27:5, 3 March 2005: 31+.
Bhowmick, Samyukta. 'A
Day in the Life', Business Standard, 4 March 2005.
Simpson, Stuart. 'Walking
among the Lonely Crowd ', Spiked, 4 March 2005.
Aiming for "Documentary Sense"', Globe and Mail, 5 March
McKay, John. 'Saturday:
Ian McEwan', Canada.com, 8 March 2005.
Schiefer, Nancy. 'Superb Prose Drives Compelling
Tale of 24 Hours in Surgeon's Life', Edmonton Journal (Alberta),
6 March 2005: D11 [Reprinted as 'Some Days Are Just Like That', London
Free Press (Ontario), 12 March 2005: D8].
Sands, Sarah. 'How
Dare a Novelist Love His Wife?', Telegraph, 12 March 2005.
Morris, Paula. 'A
Day in the Life', New Zealand Listener, 12-18 March 2005.
Fertile, Candace. 'McEwan Shows Brilliance in Plot,
Characters and Dazzling Prose', Times Colonist (Victoria, British
Columbia), 13 March 2005: D11.
Gorra, Michael. 'Mind over Gray Matter', Los Angeles
Times Book Review, 13 March 2005: 7.
Schiff, James. 'A "Mrs. Dalloway" for Post-9/11 World',
The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina), 13 March 2005:
Signor, Randy Michael. 'One
Day in February: Metaphor for a Life ', Chicago Sun-Times,
13 March 2005: 13.
Hoffert, Barbara. 'Saturday', Library Journal
Reviews, 15 March 2005: 68.
Lim, Dennis. 'The
Life of Brain', Village Voice, 15 March 2005.
Kakutani, Michiko. 'A
Hero With 9/11 Peripheral Vision', New York Times, 18 March
Sen, Aveek. 'My
City Square: Happiness Is a Hard Nut to Crack', The Telegraph
(Calcutta, India), 18 March 2005.
Simon, Scott. 'Interview with Ian McEwan', NPR
Weekend Edition, 19 March 2005 [Listen
to the interview online via the NPR Website].
McKay, John. 'Spend a Lovely Saturday in London',
Ottawa Sun, 19 March 2005: 45.
Charbonneua, Jean. 'A
Doomsday Scenario', Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin),
20 March 2005: E6.
Dirda, Michael. 'Shattered', Washington Post Book
World, 20 March 2005: T1, 15.
Heller, Zoe. 'One
Day in the Life', New York Times Book Review, 20 March
Hoover, Bob. 'A Clockwork Novel', Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
20 March 2005: C4.
Levasseur, Jennifer. 'One Fine Day', Times-Picayune
(New Orleans), 20 March 2005: Books 6.
McCarthy, Sean L. 'Mind Over Matters Is Brit Doc's
Mantra', Boston Herald, 20 March 2005: 46.
McGee, Celia. 'Time's Arrow', Daily News (New
York), 20 March 2005: 18.
Miller, Gregory. 'Saturday, Bloody Saturday', San
Diego Union-Tribune, 20 March 2005: Books 1.
Shreve, Anita. 'Day Tripper', Boston Globe,
20 March 2005: D6.
Wakefield, Richard. 'A Day Like No Other Ticks Away',
The Seattle Times, 20 March 2005: K8.
Wiegand, David. 'Nowhere Man', San Francisco Chronicle,
20 March 2005: E1.
Gates, David. 'Saturday
Night's All Right for Fighting', Newsweek, 21 March 2005:
Lacayo, Richard. 'A Day In The Life', Time Magazine,
21 March 2005: 70.
Zipp, Yvonne. 'One Wild Day in a Doctor's Life',
Christian Science Monitor, 22 March 2005: 15.
Donahue, Deirdre. 'Sleepy Saturday Is No Sunday
Picnic', USA Today, 24 March 2005: 5D.
Bateman, Geoffrey. 'Exquisite Post-9/11 Tale', Rocky
Mountain News (Denver), 25 March 2005: 24.
Bernhard, Brendan. '24', LA Weekly, 25 March
Dubail, Jean. 'A Long Trip to a Happy Finish Stifles
Saturday', Plain Dealer (Cleveland), 25 March 2005:
'McEwan's Saturday: One Heck of a Start to
the Weekend', Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tennessee), 27
March 2005: F6.
Baker, Jeff. 'Woke Up, Fel Out of Bed, Saw a Plane',
Sunday Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), 27 March 2005: D6.
Barra, Allen. 'Living through Saturday', Houston
Chronicle, 27 March 2005: 19.
Freeman, John. 'Mystery, Terror Coexist in Provocative
Novel of Consciousness', St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 27 March
Herman, Carol. 'When Love and Terror Meet', Washington
Times, 27 March 2005: B6.
Littwin, Mike. 'Dread Clock', Baltimore Sun,
27 March 2005: 8.
Phillips, Jeb. 'Saturday: Novel Continues
Impressive Streak', Columbus Dispatch (Ohio), 27 March 2005:
Begley, Adam. 'Sage of Anxiety', New York Observer,
28 March 2005: 1.
McGrath, Charles. 'A Literary Star Who Finds Art
in Happiness, Not Pain', New York Times, 31 March 2005: E1.
Hitchens, Christopher. 'Civilization and Its Malcontents',
Atlantic Monthly, April 2005.
Beale, Lewis. 'Ian McEwan Still a Virtuoso in Playing
on Readers' Fears', Los Angeles Times, 1 April 2005: E1.
Cox, Christopher. 'Homeland Insecurity', Boston
Herald, 1 April 2005: E29.
Sibree, Bron. 'Stretching the Luck', Courier Mail
(Queensland, Australia), 2 April 2005: M6.
Lythgoe, Dennis. 'McEwan at His Best in Saturday',
Deseret Morning News (Salt Lake City), 3 April 2005.
Muchnick, Laure. 'The Age of Anxiety', Newsday
(New York), 3 April 2005: C27.
Murray, Steve. 'Post-9/11 Fiction: Family's Bliss
Survives Threat of Violence', Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
3 April 2005: 8.
'McEwan has found in Saturday
the right form
to showcase his dazzling talents.'
Caroline Moore, Sunday Telegraph
'...a model of the novelist's art.'
Andrew Martin, The Express