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Hannah Pittard interview

Author discusses her debut novel, The Fayes Will Find Their Way

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Gryphon book review

Excellent short story collection from Charles Baxter

The Memory Chalet book review

Beautifully written and thought-provoking look at the 20th century

Sunset Park book review

Established author Paul Auster fictionalises life in south Florida

The False friend book review

Psychologically astute and beautifully written novel by Myla Goldberg

Steampunk II book review

Follow-up collection of Victorian-era and sci-fi stories

Saul Bellow: Letters book review

These letters reveal in Saul Bellow a rare consistency

Travels in Siberia book review

Shackleton he is not, but you have to give some credit to Ian Frazier

The Mind’s Eye book review

The Mind’s Eye is an examination of the human brain and its ability to adapt

Exley book review

Brock Clarke soaks up literature the way the average person soaks up reality TV

Palo Alto book review

Spiderman actor turns author with this short story collection

My Life as a Russian Novel book review

Emmanuel Carrère has been known and loved for psychologically probing third-person narratives that stretch tautly and tensely through his novels

The Thousand book review

A writer for both McSweeney’s and Salon, Kevin Guilfoile positions his second novel, The Thousand, as a thinking person’s Da Vinci Code

The Search book review

Set during World War II, The Search follows the story of Jan – a nine-year-old boy from a village in Czechoslovakia

Super Sad True Love Story Gary book review

Had Shteyngart set out to write a postmillennial, pop-culture-saturated homage to War and Peace, he's succeeded.

The Four Fingers of Death book review

The Ice Storm author Rick Moody takes us on a journey of dead astronauts, a deadly virus and a talking chimpanzee.

Smothered in Hugs book review

Known best for his outre fiction, Cooper has also carved out a neat career for himself as a non-fiction stylist

Death Is Not an Option book review

In Rivecca’s debut short-story collection, a memoirist who faked divine visions as a child ponders ‘the stunning isolation of non-belief’

Faithful Place book review

Frank Mackey is the reluctant prodigal son of a dumpy Dublin street called Faithful Place

How It Ends book review

The best popularisers of frontier science pull off a precarious balancing act


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