A surprisingly feminist retelling of the classic Oedipus myth, set on the English canals
My first dip into this year's Man Booker shortlist is complex, original and bleak.
What might have been a thriller turns into a subtle exploration of complicated relationships
As close to convincingly swashbuckling as new fiction can get - and set in a hot air balloon to boot.
Beautifully crafted character drama that will tug on your heartstrings
A mysterious bowman crosses a magical forest which may or may not contain the Garden of Eden...
Teenager hooks up with marauding band of scalp collectors in the old American West.
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