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

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Culture
04 June 2010
This is for the most part a magnificent biography, in which the author of A Room with a View, Howards End and A Passage...
Books
02 May 2010
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet David MitchellSceptre, 480pp, £18.99The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of...
Culture
19 April 2010
Reading Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors's mammoth and magnificent New Literary History of America, I was continually...
Books
28 March 2010
Pastiche does not usually demand sleuthing or guesswork on the part of the reader. We tend to be confident, from the...
Books
19 March 2010
Ian McEwan
Books
08 March 2010
Don DeLillo
Culture
18 February 2010
Rare among ageing artists who know their craft, the Australian novelist Peter Carey continues to improvise and...
Books
04 February 2010
As things stand, at the time of the author's death aged 91, a J D Salinger bookshelf is a paltry, lonely-looking thing...
Culture
28 January 2010
The first review
Books
14 January 2010
Frank Kermode's first book was written when he was an undergraduate; the author later described it as "deplorable...
Books
11 January 2010
Orhan Pamuk's new novel is a study of obsession, a theme prone to monotony - indeed, doomed to it, unless the reader is...
Books
30 December 2009
Literature and America
Books
19 November 2009
John Cheever
Culture
05 November 2009
Paul Auster
Culture
22 October 2009
Susan Hill's title is only half helpful - it gives a fair impression of what the book isn't, but not quite what it is....

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