Fact versus fantasy.
The internet would be a much nicer place if everyone spoke like a Jane Austen character. Here’s how you go about it.
Feminists: it’s OK to be hot. But you knew that already, right?
With record numbers of us choosing to stay single, Bolick's new book explores what it means for a woman to build a rich life alone.
Ryan Gattis reviews two books on the Los Angeles police – and finds a city plagued by a national problem.
Sacks has written of showing “extreme immoderation” in his passions. This new book reveals them.
A refinement of his earlier work, Vann's new novel gives a socially determined take on how things fall apart.
This is the dark, nightmarish little voice inside every mother, the one we spend our lives trying to shut up.
"I'd like to thank Jimi Hendrix."
The bones housed in the Fontanelle ossuary speak to the conviction that the obscure deserve comemmoration, too.
If Kate Atkinson's Life After Life pushed the boundaries of form, A God in Ruins is simpler - and tender.
Mark Cocker remembers the great naturalist's remarkable constellation of talents.
Coming in at three times the length of Paradise Lost, Carole Satyamurti's modern version of the epic is a remarkable achievement.
The Bible is, as Wilson’s title has it, the book of the people. We build our meanings together.
The latest book by anarchist anthropologist David Graeber reveals the technological age as one of total bureacracy.
Three prize-laden upcoming poets return with second collections driving poetry into the digital future and the human past.
Set in a Manchester police station, Paul Abbott's No Offence shines with wit and human insight.
Writers are vampires who sink their fangs into other writers
As Rufus Scrimgeour put it: “These are dark times, there is no denying. Our world has perhaps faced no greater threat than it does today.”
Sometimes you need more than 140 characters.
So rapid has China's development been that at any given moment there are vast, empty proto-cities waiting for people.
New books by Louise Stern, James Kelman and Douglas Kennedy.
Too often, films are very inarticulate when talking about books.
They crossed paths while living close together in Reno - but the two heavyweights differed more than shared.
The first novel from Thick of It writer Jesse Armstrong addresses the morality of foreign intervention with jokes, slapstick - and a student play.
Mr Osborne's Economic Experiment reveals the chancellor's tricks.
This is real feminist history - work which was unheralded not just because it was top secret, but because women did it.
New books by Anthony King and Michael Barber invite us to assess - and act.
The debate over freedom is a complex, extended one.
Alan Titley's translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain's Cré na Cille brings us a novel entirely in dialogue - and set in a graveyard.