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The New Yorker staff writer is deeply and rightly pessimistic about our current era, but is alert to its seductive pleasures.
Unlike many books about therapy, this is an accessible, informal and very personal story.
From Emilie Pine to Sinéad Gleeson, new Irish writers are producing essays that are at once fragmentary, fluid, personal and expansive.
The legitimacy of “Instapoetry” has long been fiercely debated: but the rise of the term has sparked a fragmented critical conversation.
The unlikely rise of the bestselling children’s author.
Guy Gunaratne on his Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novel In Our Mad And Furious City, “authenticity” in fiction, and why you can’t write about London today without understanding how the city sounds.
Olivia Laing discusses her Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novel Crudo, the unstable political moment, and the book that best describes how fascism rises.
In 2016, just as The Essex Serpent was being published, novelist Sarah Perry was diagnosed with Graves’ disease. Now, she’s publishing her darkest novel yet.
The 27-year-old Booker-nominated author, hailed as the voice of millennial fiction, discusses the success of her second novel, Normal People.
The longlisted debut novelists range from an established poet to a first-time author.
A trend of celebrating “nasty”, “badass”, “rebel” women has swept feminist literature. But idolising defiance raises difficult questions about an individualistic approach to feminism.