C J Carey speaks to Francesca Peacock about Widowland

The land of Morbia was revealed to me in a dream

Donald Trump should write a novel to at least give him the chance to deliver a bit of payback for this release by Hillary Clinton

The greatest works of fiction published this year

Give up writing, men – the world will be a happier place when you do

The first episode of The Critic Books Podcast: in conversation with J. R. Thorp.

Here are three of our most praised writers with new offerings written during one or more lockdowns and that also take in the pandemic in their subject matter

Discover “one of the finest novelists of her and our time.” 

Professor Jeremy Black rounds up the best autumnal reads that are successful in grounding a sense of place

The most anticipated book of the year, a Booker Prize nominee and a posthumous release: John Self on three new, big releases this month