Mahvesh Murad

FICTION: THE COLOUR OF THE FUTURE

FICTION: THE COLOUR OF THE FUTURE

Multiple sci-fi award-winning author puts out her first collection of short stories that cements her position as a

Published Nov 10, 2019 06:57am
FICTION: THE CURSE OF SLEEPING

FICTION: THE CURSE OF SLEEPING

A strange sickness spreads through the land in a languorous, well-crafted novel about love and loss, fear and endurance

Published Aug 25, 2019 07:11am
FICTION: MORE THAN JUST TEEN LOVE

FICTION: MORE THAN JUST TEEN LOVE

An incredibly endearing Young Adult novel with a sweet, sad, hopeful heart deals sensitively with Islamophobia and

Published Mar 03, 2019 07:07am
FICTION: STRANGE NEW WORLD

FICTION: STRANGE NEW WORLD

An attempt to explore existentialism, social pressures and the obsession with youth is let down by poor worldbuilding

Published Nov 25, 2018 07:03am
FICTION: THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

FICTION: THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

Crime fiction writer Megan Abbott’s latest thriller is a novel of astounding economy that is artfully crafted...

Published Nov 11, 2018 08:38am
FICTION: A FEMINIST BEOWULF

FICTION: A FEMINIST BEOWULF

A voracious exploration of femininity, suburban malaise, societal pressures and politics

Published Sep 09, 2018 06:55am
FICTION: THE ODYSSEY, RETOLD

FICTION: THE ODYSSEY, RETOLD

Retelling a Greek classic from the viewpoint of a peripheral character is an exploration of femininity, feminism,

Published Aug 12, 2018 07:47am
FICTION: SOUL SEARCHERS

FICTION: SOUL SEARCHERS

A song takes on a life of its own, and lays bare the history of cultural appropriation

Updated Jul 24, 2017 03:54pm
FICTION: PLAYING WITH DANGER

FICTION: PLAYING WITH DANGER

Not quite ‘divergent’ for those who ‘hunger’ for less ‘pandemonium’ and more ‘brave new worlds’

Published Jun 04, 2017 07:27am
Women in control

Women in control

Imagining an alternative world in which patriarchy is replaced with matriarchy raises some interesting questions

Published Dec 18, 2016 07:32am
Dangerous games

Dangerous games

A look at the darkness behind the scenes in the world of competitive gymnastics

Published Nov 27, 2016 07:12am
All that pain and death

All that pain and death

The supernatural consequences of human beings’ baser instincts are the theme of This Savage Song

Updated Nov 13, 2016 11:49pm