Mahvesh Murad

REVIEW: Meatspace by Nikesh Shukla

KITAB Balasubramanyam is more concerned about his cyber-life than his real one. He starts and ends each day by...

OBITUARY: Graham Joyce 1954-2014

SOMETIMES you talk to someone for a very short time and find a great many things in common, and the fact that...

REVIEW: Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

On an ordinary day, as Lester and the boy are at their usual haunt, Shola’s cafe is attacked by a group of armed men

REVIEW: The Three

AN unthinkable event occurs. Four commercial aircraft crash in four different cities within a few hours of each...

Review: Boy, Snow, Bird

HELEN Oyeyemi’s books are strange, otherworldly things filled with mysterious magical elements that are offered to...

REVIEW: Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor

THREE strangers on a beach in Lagos, Nigeria. A scientist with a tumultuous marriage, a rap star trying to find ...

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It’s barely possible to talk about Simon Ings’ latest novel Wolves without using the description Ballardian....

OBITUARY: Sue Townsend, 1946 – 2014

I was 11 or so when I discovered The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, aged 13 and 3/4s, first published in 1982. It was...

REVIEW: Burn by Julianna Baggott

I admit to being a fan of bestselling writer Julianna Baggott’s YA Pure trilogy. I’ve enjoyed each book greatly...

REVIEW: Terra by Mitch Benn

Terra, has been lauded by none other than Neil Gaiman who compares it to the work of writers Dahl, Adams and Pratchett