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Despite the suicides of his mother and eldest daughter, Tricky’s prose is never self-pitying.
This Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novel commits itself absolutely to portraying the troubled state of mind of its protagonist.
A new book explores the complex background to Erdogan’s tightening grip on power.
There is no lack of danger in Ian Urbina’s high sea travels; impressively, he never shies away from it.
The division of Berlin created a cage designed to stop a population fleeing. It was a triumph of East German and Russian ingenuity – but it could not last.
We can try to bend the novel to fit our politics or culture, but it will always go its own way, making itself anew.
Ultimately the point of literary prizes is to sell books, champion authors and give booksellers a hand, not to trigger a row
The Scottish writer’s short-story collection is made up of eccentric accounts of the supernatural, the dystopian and the outright horror-filled.
The memoir of the four-star general and Trump’s former secretary of defence is, in essence, about leadership.
The third volume of Charles Moore’s thrilling and fair-minded biography shows how Thatcher was felled by her own tragic flaws.
The whistle-blower’s memoir is insightful, with a nice line in tech-inflected imagery.