Book talk from the New Statesman culture desk.
The award for “fiction at its most novel” returns for its second year.
The critics’ verdicts on Owen Jones’s The Establishment, James Meek’s Private Island and Emily Mackie’s In Search of Solace.
Chair of judges A C Grayling announced the six shortlisted books at a press conference in London this morning.
The longlist for the UK's foremost award for non-fiction writing, the Samuel Johnson Prize, has been announced.
The critics’ verdicts on Linda Grant, Will Hodgkinson and Helen McCarthy.
The critics’ verdicts on Tristram Hunt, Gruff Rhys and Leslie Jamison.