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Crime rates soar

Wyl Menmuir, Booker Prize longlisted in 2016 for The Many, was recently mugged. The experience,

Shuggie goes to Tinseltown

Well that didn’t take long. Precisely two weeks after Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was

Me and my rejections

This is how literary myths start. On winning the Booker Prize, Douglas Stuart revealed that his

Shuggie Bain wins 2020...

Tonight Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced as the winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for

A sprinkling of stardust

Luckily, ahem, there’s nothing much going on in the United States at the moment. . . which

An anxious Child

Should Lee Child, one of the Booker Prize judges currently arrowing in on a winner (or perhaps

Lengthy or too long?

A curious truffle was unearthed in a recent piece about “cultural epics” – books and films of

Margaret Busby's...

A recent interview with the chair of Booker Prize judges, Margaret Busby, threw up some

A closer look at The 2020...

Diane Cook (USA), The New Wilderness (Oneworld Publications)