Thursday, 2 March 2023

Sebastian Barry's superb new novel is a deep exploration of the 'sad stations of memory' set on Ireland's Dalkey coastline. Here's my piece in the Literary Review

Friday, 20 January 2023

Here's my review of Hotel Milano, the new novel from veteran novelist, essayist & translator Tim Parks in the Guardian

Thursday, 19 January 2023

Toby Litt's A Writer's Diary is a remarkable daily record of life's minutiae, with much wisdom on the creative process and the how to keep going as a writer. Here's my review in the Spectator

Wednesday, 28 December 2022

I reviewed Aidan Cottrell-Boyce's ambitious and provocative novel of ideas, The End of Nightwork, in the Guardian

Friday, 18 November 2022

Here's my review of Guy Ware's funny, clever, politically engaged novel The Peckham Experiment in the Spectator

Thursday, 8 September 2022

Barney Norris's novels have never been afraid of the Big Stuff. His fourth book, Undercurrent, focuses on chance, agency and grief. Here's my review in the Guardian

Monday, 5 September 2022

I wrote about Sonia Overall's terrific Hemingway/ campus novel, Eden, in the Literary Review