The critics’ verdicts on André Brink, Artur Domoslawski and Claire Kilroy.
John Burnside celebrates chance encounters with animals, Ray Monk looks at Wittgenstein, Alice Gribbin interviews John Banville and John Gray reviews Rowan Williams's ventures beyond the wardrobe door.
The critics’ verdicts on Will Self, Nicholson Baker and Javier Marias.
Robert Hughes, the lauded art critic, writer and television documentary maker, has died.
The critics’ verdicts on Lois Banner, Tom Williams and Nell Freudenberger.
The critics' verdicts on Mario Vargas Llosa, Rachel Lichtenstein and the letters of T S Eliot.
The New Statesman reviewed Ulysses for the first time on 7 April 1923. Desmond McCarthy, the literary editor at the time, wrote under the pen-name Affable Hawk. Presented here is the full text of the review.
The critics' verdicts on Jonathan Sacks, Simon Mawer and Andrew Blum.
Carey discusses bad-boy characters and Australian identity.