Emma Flint’s début novel takes a departure from more recent crime novels and Little Deaths stands out as a result, says Alice O'Keeffe.... Read more
The author who writes grown-up titles in the morning and children’s books in the afternoon has penned a mythical masterpiece with allusions to many kids’... Read more
Glittering reviews, swathes of high-profile media coverage and a reported seven-figure sum — Yaa Gyasi’s début Homegoing lives up to the hype, says Alice O’Keeffe.... Read more
Zadie Smith talks to Alice O'Keeffe about her eagerly awaited new novel Swing Time, which follows the course of a friendship between two girls in... Read more
The Innocent Drinks co-founder has compiled a book of advice from ‘extraordinary people’ that he hopes will give something back—in more ways than one.... Read more
Think you know everything about Jane Austen? Helena Kelly invites you to think again about one of the nation’s favourite authors in Jane Austen, The... Read more
As the bestselling Wimpy Kid series nears its pre-teen era in its 11th instalment, its creator, author/illustrator-turned-bookseller Jeff Kinney, reflects on its evolution... Read more
Costa-winning author Sebastian Barry tells Benedicte Page how his novel about fleeing famine for a new life in America, Days Without End, turned into a... Read more
Charlotte Eyre talks to Robin Stevens about her latest Agatha Christie-inspired boarding school crime caper, which decamps to Cambridge for some Christmastime hijinks.
An offbeat look at the carpets adorning the UK’s largest chain of pubs, Kit Caless' Spoon’s Carpets: An Appreciation has the feel of a festive... Read more
The Guardian’s editor-at-large, Gary Younge, investigates the prevalence of guns on the streets of America and the high price that is often paid by the... Read more
With two critically lauded novels under his belt, Irish author Donal Ryan returns with another scintillating tale, writes Alice O’Keeffe.
Jonathan Safran Foer’s first novel for 10 years, Here I Am, finds him seeking a deep communion with his readers. ... Read more
Eimear McBride talks to Alice O'Keeffe about the follow-up to her prize-winning début, an exploration of an intense relationship set during mid-90s London. ... Read more
Caroline Sanderson gets cosy with the chief executive of the Happiness Research Institute, Meik Wiking, to talk about his book about the Danish concept of... Read more