Maisie Scott reviews Raven Leilani’s debut novel Luster and sees what all the literary hype is about.
Sadé Omeje reviews Tessa Hadley’s latest novel ‘Late In The Day’ .
Robert Boddy reviews Frances Liardet’s We Must Be Brave, a decade-spanning story of an orphaned evacuee and the woman who takes her into her family
Elena Bradley reviews Russell Norman’s ‘Polpo’, the Venetian cookbook born out of the successful London restaurant chain. Is it worth £25?
Jeffrey Eugenides releases a new collection of short stories
Laura Walsh reviews Lauren Groff’s novel which explores the love and pain of marriage through multiple perspectives
Solin Hanna gives a glowing review of the YA novel The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay
My shelves are bursting with recipe books, all shapes, sizes, and types. Their pages often unspoiled, and they fall open in a couple of places covered in sauce and potato on the very few recipes I’ve returned to or even cooked at all. The problem with recipe books is that there are rarely more than […]
Camille Garratt reflects on Haig’s gripping new novel The Midnight Library
One of Argentina’s most prominent writers, Samanta Schweblin, reaches new levels of eeriness in her latest short story collection ‘Mouthful of Birds’
Gurnaik Johal reviews Hanif Abdurraqib’s ‘Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest’, his newest book of music criticism
On the 6th September, the 2017/18 MA Creative Writing class launched The Manchester Anthology VI at HOME. At the event, the writers read small sections of their work, showcasing a wide range of styles, forms and subject matter. Each piece seemed to be completely unique but hearing them read aloud together, it was clear there […]
Books Editor Yasmin Mannan reviews Qaisra Shahraz’s third and most recent novel Revolt, which is a triumphant exploration of everything that is it to be human