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The poet's debut novel explores the difficulties of tentative living arrangements against the backdrop of Britain's ongoing housing crisis

BY Matthew Turner |

The author and journalist's latest novel, translated by Julia Sanches, ruminates on race, desire, familial heritage and the reverberations of colonialism

BY Bartolomeo Sala |

Lingering in the ‘instant before music’, the poet and novelist’s new collection is grounded by sharp materiality

BY Sadie Rebecca Starnes |

From sourdough to Princess Diana, the author's new book explores what happens when our aesthetic values meet a class ceiling

BY Eliza Goodpasture |

On the publication of his new memoir, the writer speaks to Ariana Reines about grief, the challenges of criticism and the desire to write truthfully

BY Sasha Frere-Jones AND Ariana Reines |

From a new novel by Teju Cole to the English language debut of an iconic Japanese novel, the frieze team recommend what they’re reading

BY frieze |

Diarmuid Hester’s Nothing Ever Just Disappears and Robert Glück’s About Ed offer compelling portraits of the histories and intimacies of artists, writers and lovers who shaped the 20th century

BY Sam Buchan-Watts |

Spanning stories, fragmentary essays and press releases, the author’s new collection veers between Joan Didion-esque social studies and pseudo-blasé reportage

BY Esmé Hogeveen |

In his new book, journalist Ed Gillett illustrates how the genre became intertwined with British conservative politics in a time of social division

BY Tayyab Amin |

A new translation of the writer’s rarest novel The Apple in the Dark is a revelation

BY Carlos Valladares |

The reissue of the 2001 collection considers the AIDS crisis through the lens of the Italian filmmaker

BY Mackenzie Lukenbill |

To celebrate the recent release of her memoir, The Lives of Artists, the author shares a list of literary works that have inspired her

BY Susan Finlay |

A new memoir by Alexandra Auder delves into life with her parents, Warhol superstar Viva and artist Michel Auder

BY Leila Levy Gale |

The writer's debut novel, set in an English boarding school, explores desire, gender identity and charged dynamics

BY Lisette May Monroe |

Works from the poet’s forthcoming book Listen to the Golden Boomerang Return take on a life of their own

BY CAConrad |

From new fiction by Isabel Allende to the first Bulgarian novel to win the Man Booker International, the frieze team recommend new favourites and future classics

BY frieze |

Told from the perspective of a mountain lion, Henry Hoke's hallucinatory novel explores the polycrisis of Los Angeles's unhoused population, wildfires and political violence

BY Alice Bucknell |

Ahead of the release of her new memoir, The Light Room, the author shares a list of the literary works that have inspired her

BY Kate Zambreno |

In her new book, Sophia Giovannitti reflects on sex work as labour and its parallels to the art market  

BY Esmé Hogeveen |

In the novel, the unnamed narrator reckons with the politics of race, desire and marginalization in galleries and institutions 

BY Reed McConnell |