24 October 2013
"The world has dorkified itself."
25 July 2013
The Trip to Echo Spring by Olivia Laing.
14 March 2013
A gorgeous pathology.
29 November 2012
“Find a band to manage. Understand the news. Study Japanese. Practise the harp,” reads Sasha’s to-do...
01 November 2012
Songs of Innocence: the Story of British Childhood Fran Abrams Atlantic Books, 304pp, £20 In 1693, the...
27 September 2012
Modern life's minefield.
08 August 2012
Ancient Light John Banville Viking, 256pp, £16.99 The narrator of John Banville’s new novel has...
26 July 2012
Goodbye with words.
20 June 2012
Halfway through F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel Tender Is the Night, there is a scene between Dick Diver, an elegant...
03 May 2012
The Chemistry of Tears Peter Carey Faber & Faber, 288pp, £17.99 Peter Carey is our great...
05 December 2011
Then Again: a MemoirDiane KeatonFourth Estate, 304pp, £18.99“I've decided to let that family of yours make me...
Will Self: At a revolving restaurant in provincial India, I saw a vision of the future (as imagined in 1971)
Will we ever see a Thatcher of the left? Peter Hain and Will Hutton on Labour’s potential for reform