Falling in love was something Kevern Cohen did from time to time, but he was never able to stay in love or keep a woman in love with him. Nothing dramatic happened. There were no clifftop fallings-out. Compared to the violence with which other couples...
David Eimer's book recalls travels among China's minority groups, from the restive Uighurs to the meth-smoking headhunters of Yunnan
Award-winning writer Ian McEwan says many novels are too long and describes how much he adores shorter books or novels that can be read at one sitting
Mind Change by Susan Greenfield, book review: A fascinating analysis on the impact digital technologies have on our brains
Susan Greenfield acknowledges that research on the effect of digital technology on our minds is still in its early stages, and that screen activities such as social networking sites, gaming and surfing the net have been shown to have positive as well...
Passions Between Women by Emma Donoghue, book review: Dangerous liaisons in a time before ‘the closet’
In her introduction to Passions Between Women Donoghue asks a tantalising question that underscores the book’s rationale.
How is it possible, you may ask, for Ian McEwan to not make the Booker long-list?
Their Lips Talk of Mischief by Alan Warner, book review: Sex, drugs and rock’n’roll – all in an Acton flat
We try to dress up the book, don’t we?
David Mitchell's elegant fantasies are both popular and critically acclaimed. How does he do it? Joanna Kavenna investigates
Margaret Atwood does not so much write short stories as tell tales.