Saturday, 9 November 2019

Here's my review of Isabel Waidner's slyly subversive, Goldsmiths-prize shortlisted novel, We are Made of Diamond Stuff, in the Guardian

Thursday, 10 October 2019

I wrote about Toby Litt's extraordinary new novel, Patience, in the TLS

Friday, 4 October 2019

Lee Rourke's third novel, Glitch, is a powerful portrait of a son coming to terms with the death of his mother. Here's my review in the Guardian



I reviewed Grand Union, Zadie Smith's impressively diverse and energising first collection of short stories, in the i-paper




Friday, 30 August 2019

Salman Rushdie's new novel, Quichotte, is a Pynchonesque take on Cervantes, and a significant return to form. I reviewed it for the i-paper

Monday, 26 August 2019

The Offing, Benjamin Myers' first novel after The Gallows Pole, is a lyrical lament for a vanished summer. Here's my review in The Guardian

Friday, 9 August 2019

Good news. My second novel Jacob's Advice is now 100% funded with Unbound. Thanks to everyone here who generously supported the book. Publication pencilled for next September. See you at the launch!...Jx