Category: Fiction

24 November, 2014

Jean-Thomas Tremblay

After the Fall

Edan Lepucki's debut novel, California, explores the narrative possibilities offered by American society after its decline.


13 November, 2014

Matilda Bathurst

From Scooby-Doo to Strawberry Hill



10 November, 2014

Kristin Grogan

The Storms that Rise in It

Robinson's Lila feels like yet another form of prayer: for America and its dispossessed, for literature, for the lonely.


27 October, 2014

Zia Haider Rahman talks to S S Haque

The Completeness of Novel-Writing and Inquiries into Epistemology

In this interview, Rahman discusses his influences, class, epistemology, and the difficulties of certain metaphoric language.


Emma Simpson

A Finite Infinity

As a deeply experimental work, The Bone Clocks is gloriously ambitious, surprising, moving, and a ridiculously fun read.


23 October, 2014

Kalika Sands

A Fugitive Virtue



13 October, 2014

Laura Ludtke

Either/Or/And/Both

With its deft representation of simultaneity and interpenetrating narratives, Ali Smith's novel is by turns provocative, sardonic, and genuine.


1 July, 2014

Fergus McGhee

Minority Culture



16 June, 2014

Peter Hill

Imperialism in the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Despite his imperialistic overtones, it is not possible simply to dismiss John Buchan as a jingoistic thriller-writer.


29 May, 2014

Laura Ludtke

One Is Not Simply A Vixen