Thursday, 13 January 2022

I wrote about twins in literature and popular culture, from The Comedy of Errors to contemporary fiction, in the TLS









Wednesday, 15 December 2021

One of my favourite novels of 2021 was Sarvat Hasin's underrated The Giant Dark, a feminist rock n roll retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth. Here's my piece for Books of the Year in Review 31










Isabel Waidner's Goldsmiths Prize-winning Sterling Karat Gold is a thrilling, seditious headrush of a novel. Here's my review in the Guardian





Tuesday, 2 November 2021

I reviewed Address Book, Neil Bartlett's masterly collection of queer short stories, in the Literary Review



Saturday, 17 July 2021

Here's my take on Joshua Cohen's wincingly funny, counter-factual take on the family history of Israel's longest-serving prime minister, The Netanyahus, in the TLS




Friday, 9 July 2021

 I wrote about Jarred McGinnis's brutally funny and honest debut novel The Coward in the Guardian



Thursday, 24 June 2021

My second radio play, The Rival, will go out on Sunday 27th June at 7.30pm on Radio 3. It's about how Shakespeare came to write the Sonnets, and has a stellar cast plus great production, direction and sound design from Jeremy Mortimer and the Reduced Listening team. It will be available on Iplayer for 30 days. Do please listen here