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A new publishing project misunderstands the anti-patriarchal motivations behind historical pen names

BY Rosanna McLaughlin | 28 AUG 20

Revisiting the author’s prescient 'manifesto for a fair fight' - first published as an essay in 2014 - now out as a full-length book

BY Haley Mlotek | 25 AUG 20

The author of Glitch Feminism on correcting the cyberfeminist canon, the Black trauma at the root of memes and why online space is still ‘real’

BY Momtaza Mehri AND Legacy Russell | 19 AUG 20

In the author’s debut novel, ‘the threat of a sharp edge is on every page’ 

BY Haley Mlotek | 15 JUL 20

A bleak tale of a girl raised in isolation, ‘I Who Have Never Known Men’ takes on new meaning amidst the current wave of lockdown narratives

BY Haley Mlotek | 08 JUN 20

‘Death in Her Hands’ toys with the conventions of crime fiction in ways that are often heavy-handed 

BY ​Tyler Patterson | 22 APR 20

Learning to survive a jittering feed of survivalist pro tips and transhumanist dreck

BY Brian Dillon | 12 FEB 20

Green unpleasant land? As the UK braces for election week, it might be time to abandon the myth of Englishness

BY Adam Harper | 10 DEC 19

The most remarkable thing about ‘The Mysterious Correspondent’ is the way it deals directly with gay and lesbian characters

BY Aaron Peck | 28 NOV 19

Awarding the Nobel to a Milosevic apologist, splitting the Booker Prize, and the death of the Western canon’s most ardent defender: what is the political function of literary culture today?

BY Helen Charman | 08 NOV 19

Radical feminist Valerie Solanas is the ambivalent guiding force in Chu’s debut book Females

BY Bryony White | 07 NOV 19

In ‘All That Beauty’, it’s not a matter of seeing better, or more clearly; it’s a matter of seeing more widely and wildly

BY Steven Zultanski | 30 OCT 19

The prolific Polish writer has a complicated relationship to nationality

BY Helen Charman | 16 OCT 19

In the Dream House grapples with the ‘bad PR’ of an abusive queer relationship

BY Bryony White | 09 OCT 19

The newly reissued novel maps the intimate spatial connections between fascism and patriarchy in postwar Austria

BY Matthew Turner | 16 SEP 19

A new book wants to understand the individuals – and identities – beneath the ‘somewhat derogatory label’

BY Juliet Jacques | 06 SEP 19

In ‘Coventry’, events seem to happen to somebody else, to a person Cusk repeatedly exposes and judges

BY Brian Dillon | 20 AUG 19

Reckoning with the legacy of Jim Harrison, whose writing portrayed women like meals – meant to give pleasure and comfort, without having any hunger themselves

BY Julia Langbein | 18 AUG 19

Like Vivian Maier’s photography, Christina Hesselholdt’s novel embraces digression and relishes humanity in its multiplicity

BY Mitch Speed | 14 AUG 19