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The Nobel winner’s cryptic new novel is the result of a decades-long rejection of “well-formed” fiction.
Katherine Angel’s Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again argues popular feminism’s focus on consent is dangerously inadequate.
In his new account of why Britain left the EU, Robert Tombs abandons objectivity for polemic.
The Disappearing Act by de Changy, The Librarian by Morgan, A Bright Ray of Darkness by Hawke and The Art of Losing by Zeniter.
In his fascinating new book on Russian short stories, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain, Saunders considers how readers experience fiction.
The analyst and writer's latest work, How to Live. What to Do., is a mix of case studies from his consulting room, personal reminiscence, and literary reference points.
Through some of the finest poetry in the English language, John Keats distilled the horrifying impact of the TB pandemic.
A French memoir of sexual abuse created a political storm – but is it, as its author suggests, “first and foremost a piece of literature”?
How the great writer, in his airless, claustrophobic fictions, provides a guide to living in the pandemic age.
As two new books make clear, we cannot deny the influence of our colonial past on our society. But the empire is not the starting point of British history.
Spufford’s new novel is a quiet, contemplative book about the imagined future lives of children killed in a German V2 attack during the Blitz.