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Nicole Abadee reviews Frankissstein: A love story by Jeanette Winterson

Nicole Abadee
03 June 2019

What distinguishes man from machines? What is artificial life, death, progress? These are just some of the questions Jeanette Winterson explores in her brilliant new novel, Frankissste More

Paul Giles reviews Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

Paul Giles
21 April 2019

Ian McEwan’s new novel imagines an alternative history of England in the 1980s, one in which Argentina won the Falklands War and Margaret Thatcher was subsequently trounced at the polls. More

Amy Baillieu reviews You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian

Amy Baillieu
22 February 2019

'If you think you know what this collection will be like, you’re wrong,’ Carmen Maria Machado (author of the brilliant < More

Brenda Niall reviews 'Upstate' by James Wood

Brenda Niall
25 October 2018

Forget the author – it’s the book that matters. That’s sound advice, but there are times when it is hard to follow. James Wood’s Upstate is a testing case. A quietly refle More

Murray Waldren reviews 'Nemesis' by Philip Roth

Murray Waldren
15 November 2011

With book thirty-one arriving as its author approaches his seventy-eighth birthday, the numbers are stacking up for Philip Roth ...