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


Friday, 10 May 2019

I reviewed Nathan Englander's deftly comic, thought-provoking new novel, Kaddish.com, in the i-paper

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Alice Jolly's Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile is an extraordinary novel of 19th-century rural life told in free verse. Here's my review for the Guardian

Friday, 26 April 2019

Tash Aw's first novel since Five Star Billionaire is We, The Survivors, a subtle and sensitive portrait of an honest man caught up in a corrupt system. Here's my review in the i-paper




Friday, 19 April 2019

I reviewed Ian McEwan's subversive new novel, Machines Like Me, in the i-paper

 

Thursday, 28 February 2019

The Honest Ulsterman magazine have run a second story of mine. Read 'Three Fathers' here

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Here's my review of Oyinkan Braithwaite's fabulously dark and funny debut novel, My Sister, the Serial Killer, in the TLS