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British Fiction

The Dazzling Story of an Older, Gay, Caribbean Dandy

Diriye Osman | Posted 08.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

By writing directly in the voice of an older, gay Caribbean man, Bernardine Evaristo, who's British-Nigerian and a woman, has executed an extraordinary act of ventriloquism that crosses gender boundaries as well as racial, cultural, sexual and linguistic differences.

Women's Fiction Prize Unable To Find Sponsorship Is Saved By Private Donors

The Guardian | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women

High-profile private donors have stepped in to save the UK's only prize for female writers after a scramble for a sponsor failed to come up with a lon...

Pride and Prejudice and Hebrews

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.25.2011 | Books
Lev Raphael

I've published twenty books in genres from memoir to mystery but I never thought of doing an Austen mashup until I read Pride and Prejudice and Zombie...

'Boy In The Striped Pajamas' Author Talks New Book

The Guardian | Michelle Pauli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's hardly surprising that an author who made his name with a novel for children set during the Holocaust should expect a certain seriousness from li...

Anis Shivani: Why American Reviewers Disliked Ian McEwan's 'Solar'

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

What American reviewers have missed is that satire and history are coming together for the first time in McEwan's career.