A surprisingly feminist retelling of the classic Oedipus myth, set on the English canals
Concise non-fiction account of the civil war in Syria - essential reading
A mysterious bowman crosses a magical forest which may or may not contain the Garden of Eden...
This year I had a sci-fi, a thriller and an alternative reality detective story in my suitcase...
British journalist spends time with radical thinkers and (possibly) reptilian overlords
Tracking Martin Luther King's assassin on the run - with time for some meditations on the nature of literature
The prize is announced tomorrow - here's who I think should win it.
Examining the big questions through the littlest of events
Brilliantly entertaining and sharply satirical look at French society, by way of 90s punk rock
As we go into Mental Health Week in the UK, here are a few ideas from me on how reading can help.