Featuring favourites from Mary Beard, Tom Watson, George Osborne and Ali Smith.
Author Adam Scovell’s tone is perfectly pitched between articulate academic and box-set binger.
The Mountain Goats musician's novel has some structural problems, but is not without interest and insight.
Stuart Maconie tells the story of the men who marched from Tyneside to London.
From toddlers to discerning teenagers, there’s something out there for everyone.
A newly unearthed photograph identifies the African-American Trafalgar survivor who appears in Melville’s final novel. Could the book’s hero have been black, too?
Brian Dillon’s study of the essay is a beautiful and elegiac volume – having read it, I re-read it.
Thai author Prabda Yoon descends into the voices and minds of a small cast of characters.
The displacements in Madame Zero are literal, figurative and occasionally fantastical.
Journalist Adam Federman clearly venerates his subject, and his research is overwhelmingly diligent.
David Hepworth's account of the rise and rall of the rock star – from Presley to Dylan, Ian Dury to Kurt Cobain – is full of bold arguments and surprising details.