Sunday, 7 July 2019

I went on TRT World to talk about the 2019 Orwell Prize for Fiction, and why novels might provide a truer picture of the times than non-fiction. Watch it here



Friday, 5 July 2019

I reviewed Sweet Sorrow, David Nicholls' funny and forensic exploration of first love, in the i-paper

Thursday, 4 July 2019

A bumper round-up of fiction - including fine debut novels by Helen Mort, Jenny McCartney, Andrew Ridker, Isabella Hammad, and the stunning & timely Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli - in the Spectator

I reviewed Tim Lott's When We Were Rich, a sequel to his first novel White City Blue, in the TLS

Thursday, 27 June 2019

I wrote about The Orwell Prize for Political Fiction & how I came to write my second novel, Jacob's Advice, for Review 31

Friday, 7 June 2019

Here's the piece I wrote for the Jewish Chronicle about how I came to write my second novel, JACOB'S ADVICE, currently funding on Unbound.com. Read it here


Wednesday, 5 June 2019


Thrilled to announce my second novel is being launched by the fabulous Unbound (The Good Immigrant & Common People). 

It’s called JACOB’S ADVICE, and is set in the Paris of 2015, and is the story of two cousins searching for their Jewish identity against a backdrop of the rise of the far right, and increased anti-Semitism. So extremely topical, political and European in theme (and a love letter to Paris, too) – and funny as well, hopefully…

Unbound is a crowdfunded publisher, and the way it works is that you pledge for the book on their site, which will be delivered to you when the book is fully funded. They are planning to publish in September 2020, so if you feel like pledging to make the book a reality, that would be great… More info here