Monday, 27 March 2017

The good people at The Stockholm Review have run a story of mine in their new issue. Read 'Tomatoes' here

Thursday, 23 March 2017

The American short story renaissance continues with this collection of refugee tales, In the Country, from US-based Filipino writer, Mia Alvar. Out for a while now, I review it for Structo

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Here's my review of Ross Raisin's exceptional new novel, A Natural (which explores how a secretly gay player negotiates the macho world of Premier League football), for the Guardian


Thursday, 2 March 2017

An American short story Renaissance? Here's my review of four fierce new collections:
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen's The Refugees
  • April Ayers Lawson's Virgin and Other Stories
  • Roxane Gay's Difficult Women
  • Ottessa Moshfegh's Homesick for Another World Literary Review

  • Thursday, 26 January 2017

    I review two strong novels exploring refugees, migration and borders - Dorit Rabinyan's All the Rivers, and Armando Lucas Correa's The German Girl - for Litro

    Friday, 30 December 2016

    My book of the year was Tony Tulathimutte's Private Citizens. Here's a round-up of the best fiction of 2016 for Review 31

    Friday, 4 November 2016

    Here's my piece on Tony Tulathimutte's brilliantly caustic debut, Private Citizens, in Literary Review