May 15, 2013
The Life: We review a book on a perennial topic: Work with Me: The 8 Blind Spots between Men and Women in Business, by John Gray (author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus) and Barbara Annis. Read Article Another take on gender conundrum
May 04, 2013
In Rachel Kushner's ambitious second novel, a young motorcyclist from Nevada reinvents herself as an artist and becomes involved with leftist militants in Italy, writes Saul Austerlitz
Read Article Book review: Rachel Kushner's second novel a taut ride involving a motorcyclist and Italian militants
Apr 20, 2013
In Among You, Jake Wood, a former soldier in the British Territorial Army who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, recounts his horrifying experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his fight for compensation on his return home.
Read Article Book review: Jake Wood's extraordinary story on his life as a soldier
Mar 06, 2013
The Life: Does where you shop say more about you than you think? In the UK it matters a great deal, argues Consumed: How Shopping Fed The Class System, a new book from Harry Wallop. Read Article The class system goes shopping
Mar 02, 2013
Adult siblings search for their missing father in Maggie O'Farrell 's Instructions for a Heatwave, a mystery set in London during the blazing hot summer of 1976.
Read Article Maggie O'Farrell crafts another well-written winner with Instructions for a Heatwave
Feb 23, 2013
Aldo Schiavone's Spartacus takes a serious look at the life of the Thracisan gladiator who led a slave revolt against Rome.
Read Article Book review: Schiavone's epic tale of revolt brilliant
Feb 23, 2013
Robert Hudson’s novel centring on a high-society tuna-fishing fad in 1930s England appears to have been written with a television adaptation in mind. Read Article Book review: Robert Hudson's novel is Downton with tuna
Feb 23, 2013
In Sibylle Lewitscharoff 's Apostoloff, two Bulgarian immigrant sisters travel to their homeland to rebury their father.
Read Article Book review: Novel of funereal road trip too derisive
Feb 20, 2013
The Life: What if Rami hadn't died young? What would he be doing now? That is the question one is left with after reading The CEO's Journey, by Jacqueline Moore and Steven Sonsino. Read Article Book recalls Rami Makhzoumi, Future Pipe CEO who died young
Jan 19, 2013
In his excellent fourth novel, Nadeem Aslam continues his exploration of the devastating impact of the war in Afghanistan, writes Erika Banerji
Read Article The Blind Man’s Garden could be Nadeem Aslam's masterpiece