Stuck at home? Struggling to write? A virtual world beckons you to stories and the craft of storytellers
Ian McEwan puts his own spin to Brexit and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis in this disjointed novella...
As the coronavirus outbreak intensifies, self-isolation amidst lockdowns can trigger psychological disorders.
A dazzling collection by one of the best short story writers of our times combines the absurdity of a Coen brothers...
Deborah Levy’s eighth and most complex novel, longlisted for the Booker Prize, provides a timely lesson in history and
An earnest debut that juxtaposes a family saga with the zeitgeist of pre- and post-Partition turmoil is richly detailed
A translation of a French novel tells the tale of three characters separated by geography and social circumstances,
Jamil Jan Kochai was born in Peshawar, Pakistan, in 1992, but his family hails from Logar, Afghanistan. Kochai ...
A coming-of-age story about a boy looking for a dog that bit his finger off in his ancestral Afghan village marks an
A morbidly funny modern noir combines family saga, quirky crime thriller and dark comedy, but is also a sharply incisive
Racial tensions and citywide riots make a tinderbox of a London council estate in this searing debut novel
A novel that deftly combines the daunting reality of day-to-day life in a war-torn city with a hint of self-deprecating
An inventive near-future locked-room mystery that falls slightly short of its fascinating potential
As 2017 comes to a close, a look at some works of fiction by first-time writers that came out this year
Chilling and heartbreaking stories from a totalitarian regime that holds its nation in slavish subjection
An inventive crime thriller that blurs the line between legality and moral question
A compact, multi-layered portrait of family conflict and the insecurities of bourgeois life
A satirical work concerning US politics that is encumbered by its own ambition
Vintage crime fiction goes meta in this story-within-a-story
A dynamic novel about causality, with a reclusive protagonist standing in as the linchpin of Angola’s revolution