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








Saturday, 3 September 2022

My review of Olivier Guez's chilling 'factual' novel, The Disappearance of Josef Mengele, translated by Georgia de Chamberet in the TLS