Category: Fiction

23 May, 2017

Toby Lloyd

Doctorow’s Last Class



8 May, 2017

Matthew Johnston

All Things Must Pass

Matthew Johnston reviews George Saunders' "visionary and moving and fundamentally weird" debut novel.


20 February, 2017

Rose Taylor

Wolfhill Stories

Rose Taylor shares three stories from her collection, 'The Wolf of Badenoch'.


13 February, 2017

Melissa Purkiss

The blind interference of an external force

Melissa Purkiss reviews a much overdue translation of Gaito Gazdanov's The Flight.


28 April, 2016

Callum Seddon

The Blade Artist



1 February, 2016

Bryan St. Amand

A Great Novel, Not A Great Gay Novel

Bryan St Amand argues that the lavish praise for Greenwell's debut is misdirected.


Charles Yuchen He

The Reality of Narrating Hunger

Charles Yuchen He traces modernism back to a Norwegian novel on starvation.


25 November, 2015

Oliver Neto

Boredom and Paradise: Houellebecq’s Submission

Oliver Neto appreciates Michel Houellebecq’s controversial new novel


27 April, 2015

Thomas Peak

On Günter Grass: the Historian of Our Times

Thomas Peak celebrates the work and life of the great German writer, author of The Tin Drum.


2 February, 2015

Haiya Sarwar

Diagnosing The Sad Girl

Haiya Sarwar on a postmodern tragedy, and the tragedy of postmodernity