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.
14 October, 2013
Monica Ali explains why fictional characters should always be in need of a sandwich.
Though Khaled Hosseini's latest novel is another page turner, his obsession with Afghan victimhood is problematic.
8 July, 2013
Acclaimed in French and English, this novel performs a narrative tour de force, veering between story and history.
11 June, 2013
10 June, 2013
Despite problems of retrospect, this novel about the making of the poet is a valuable contribution as interest in Thomas grows.
Hamid's experiments with genre and form are a singular achievement, not an agenda for the fiction of globalisation.