As we go into Mental Health Week in the UK, here are a few ideas from me on how reading can help.
Pour some concentration into that tome, and take a break from all that other crap
The next in my International Man Booker series is a travel inspired collection which is both weirder and easier to read than expected...
Frankenstein comes to modern day Iraq
The first in my Man Booker shortlist series examines the big themes of life through focusing on a single colour
A young girl tries to reclaim magic and take on the monarchy in this gripping fantasy adventure
And old friendship takes a dark turn in sun-drenched 50s Morocco.
Here's a rundown of all the nominees, with a synopsis of each.
I review Jane Harper's 'The Dry', Sunday Times Book of the Year 2017 and a real scorcher, if you know what I mean
I review the story of a Jamaican plantation slave with racial tensions, dark magic and a unique narrative voice