Brain and brawn combine in Toby Litt’s book about his wrestling champion ancestor.
The problem with literary criticism in the digital age.
Denis Johnson’s posthumous The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is not only remarkable as a document of a great writer facing death – it’s remarkable because it is among the best of his books
Anyone who knows the history of The Book of Disquiet will know what a bold claim completeness is.
The Mountain Goats musician's novel has some structural problems, but is not without interest and insight.
Reports of the form’s death – and rebirth – have always been greatly exaggerated.
Ross Raisin’s book tells the story of a footballer of two halves.
Moonstone is in some ways Sjón’s most straightforward book – but there is a wonderful netherworld quality to its ashen Reykjaví.
Not all of the protagonists in All That Man Is are admirable, or even likable - but it pulls us completely into their worlds.
Beatlebone, which has been shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, takes John Lennon to the west of Ireland.