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