Wednesday, January 7 2015
From postmodern latticework narratives to Booker prize winning epics, 2014 offers numerous fictional tales worthy of adding to your bookshelf.
Monday, January 24 2011
Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.
Tuesday, August 30 2011
The BBC has recognised that its mission statement "to inform, educate and entertain" must, simply must, include radio comedy.
Tuesday, January 6 2015
Patrick O'Donnell's survey of David Mitchell's six novels dives into the labyrinthine, "screaming Russian doll" structures they all share.
Tuesday, September 16 2014
The Bone Clocks merges set-scenes of imaginative showdowns with intellectual reflection, which will reward the keen and alert reader.
Sunday, May 12 2013
Adapted from David Mitchell's ambitious novel, Cloud Atlas is at once a visually rich Hollywood blockbuster and a philosophically driven experimental film.
Thursday, July 22 2010
This is an extraordinarily powerful book, a triumph of the storyteller’s ability to create a world and place the reader in it.
Wednesday, August 16 2006
For all that Black Swan Green seals itself in childhood, it dually seals itself off from children.