Leo Robson is the lead fiction reviewer for the New Statesman.

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Culture
13 December 2012
Both Flesh and Not: Essays David Foster Wallace Hamish Hamilton, 336pp, £20 When it comes to advising their...
Culture
29 November 2012
Through the Window Julian Barnes Vintage, 256pp, £10.99 In this collection of essays on “fiction and...
Culture
15 November 2012
Dear Life Alice Munro Chatto & Windus, 336pp, £18.99 Alice Munro’s 13th collection of short...
Culture
25 October 2012
Desert of the real.
Books
04 October 2012
Here we go again. For about a quarter of every year – from the announcement of the long list to the announcement...
Culture
06 September 2012
NW Zadie Smith Hamish Hamilton, 304pp, £18.99 The title of Zadie Smith’s new novel suggests a...
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23 August 2012
A novel that is at once “naive” and “tricksy”.
Culture
08 August 2012
The ambitions of first novelists.
Books
18 July 2012
Stone Arabia Dana Spiotta Canongate, 256pp, £14.99 Just over halfway through Dana Spiotta’s new novel...
Culture
06 June 2012
On Martin Amis's latest novel.
Books
09 May 2012
Skios Michael Frayn Faber & Faber, 224pp, £15.99 Michael Frayn’s new novel is an attempt, not...
Culture
03 May 2012
  Seven Years Peter Stamm Granta Books, 272pp, £14.99 Peter Stamm’s title is pointedly precise. In...
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25 April 2012
Scenes from Early Life Philip Hensher Fourth Estate, 320pp, £18.99 Philip Hensher’s new novel takes the...
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29 March 2012
Absolution Patrick Flanery Atlantic Books, 400pp, £12.99 No Time Like the Present Nadine Gordimer...
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05 March 2012
Capital John LanchesterFaber & Faber, 592pp, £17.99John Lanchester's new novel has the daunting dimensions,...

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