"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."
A consideration of two books with different approaches to the same philosophy: the art of laziness.
Sally Christmas reflects on the importance of diverse literature in the current political climate
The pleasure and terror of reading Stephen King
Oxford historian Christopher Tyerman delivers a polemic speech against rhetorical comparisons between the war on terror and the crusades
Ethan Croft explores Philippe Girard's admirable Toussaint Louverture: a revolutionary life
Raffaella Sero considers why Agatha Christie's characters still enthral us in the present day
The first book written by a Jamaican to win the Man Booker Prize is an epic in the truest sense of the word, writes Jacob Cheli
Sam Millward surveys the rise of the antihero as a problematic but compelling character
Katie Sayer revisits Yuval Noah Harari's tale of a revolutionary world