10 December, 2013
9 December, 2013
W.G. Sebald's essays on the lives and thoughts of different writers occasionally offer explorations into the author's own feelings.
Tanya Christiansen finds that the third installment in Margaret Atwood's Madd Addam trilogy doesn't live up to the inventive capacity of its predecessors.
3 December, 2013
25 November, 2013
Rachel Bowlby's exploration of changing conceptions of parenthood results in a convincing, if not entirely cohesive argument, finds Eleanor Hamblen.
Clare Pollard entwines her own poetic voice with that of Ovid's in this new translations of love letters from mythological women, writes Helena Taylor.
15 November, 2013
11 November, 2013
Kevin Brazil explains why Samuel Beckett would have approved of the experimental syntax in Eimear McBride's debut novel.
Balances and bifurcations recur and resound in Heaney's writing, but so too do ideas of reconciliation and unity, writes Rosie Lavan.
Jim Crace's weaving together of urban and pastoral narratives would have made it a worthy winner of the Man Booker Prize, argues Oliver Neto.