31 March, 2014
Jane Austen has been endlessly re-imagined, but can any of the prequels, sequels, or updates do justice to her comic élan?
3 March, 2014
Edward Still discovers the blending of the mythical and the tangible in Cynan Jones's new novel The Dig
20 January, 2014
Fergus McGhee on Philip Kitcher’s Deaths in Venice, a philosophical take on the reception history of Thomas Mann’s classical novella.
Kevin Brazil reviews the first two volumes of Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle and considers its place between autobiography and fiction.
Haiya Sarwar reviews Peter Mattei's novel The Deep Whatsis and finds both a postmodern sob story of yuppie plight and a captivating anti-hero.
23 December, 2013
The comic form lends itself to political commentary and resistance, and has been taken up to great effect by protestors in Iran, writes Charlotta Salmi.
9 December, 2013
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.
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.
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.