Why is the modern British novel so terribly earnest and irrepressibly juvenile?

From Young Mungo to The Candy House: three new novels to read this month

Marjorie Grant’s novel was out of print for over a century

It’s time to appreciate Kingsley Amis — flaws and all

How does a writer become a figure of cultish renown?

We should pay attention to Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

The acclaimed novelist harboured dreams of writing verse

DJ Taylor’s new collection of short stories

What happened to robust — and, yes, rude — literary criticism?

What does it take for an author to become idolised way beyond their literary merit?