A new book satirises the bizarre dynamics of social justice activism

A bit of lucky timing cannot be begrudged

Ian McEwan has always tempered his shocking stories with polished prose

A new satire skewers the publishing industry

A new novel brilliantly skewers gender theory

A new book breathes new life into historical fiction

He made reading, and writing, fun

A pair of debut novels revive the serious business of art history

“Lessons” is Ian McEwan at his worst

A chronicler of the overlooked, she has at last got her just literary deserts