18 November, 2012
Shakespeare's Shrine is an intriguing if frustrating entry in the genre of "invention studies," writes Sophie Duncan.
Helen DeWitt's Lightning Rods is breezy and biting, a schizophrenic variation from her first novel, says Christy Edwall.
Slavoj Žižek’s latest is a familiar rehearsal of his ideological analysis, taking aim at the "salaried bourgeoisie", Joe Kennedy writes.
Angus Brown asks, is A Naked Singularity another entry in the long postmodern American novel, or something else entirely?
Liz Sawyer reports on former BBC Director General Mark Thompson's classically-inspired call for a renewed public discourse.