Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes. Clues for the clueless

The Black Herald

The Black Herald #2: Freedom from the necessity of success – Part One.
The Black Herald #2: Carbon based passion – Part 2

Roberto Bolano

Amulet – Roberto Bolaño scatters the personalities of Mexican poetry.

Ben Brooks

Ben Brooks and The Kasahara School of Nihilism – Youth for youth’s sake. (book review)


Noah Cicero

The Human War – Noah Cicero and the distance of war over there. (book review)

Joshua Cohen

The Quorum by Joshua Cohen – Playing at being human, away from the grunt and take.
A Heaven of Others – Joshua Cohen on ending up in the wrong place at the right time.
Four New Messages – Joshua Cohen tells tall tales but true about the internet. (book review)


Don DeLillo

Cosmopolis – A film and a book.

Marguerite Duras

Blue Eyes Black Hair – Marguerite Duras and the love of loss.
Emily L. – Marguerite Duras and the agony of words. (Book Review)
The Malady of Death; Intricate lace by Marguerite Duras



Patrick Farmer

Try I Bark – Patrick Farmer and the delicate brush against the surface of all things.(Book Review)

Jonathan Franzen

The Corrections: Jonathan Franzen – Post Modern Characterization as promised.



Eve Harris

The Marrying of Chani Kaufman – Eve Harris and the worlds within a world. (book review)

A.M. Homes

May We Be Forgiven – A.M. Homes and the post modern ‘after’. (book review)



Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry – Rachel Joyce and the lightness of tragedy. (Booker Long List)


Stephen Kelman

Pigeon English – Stephen Kelman and the death of children by bullying. (Book Review)

Khi Nao, Vi

The Vanishing Point of Desire – Vi Khi Nao: Eroticism at its most intimate. (book review)


Lichtenberg, Tom

Secret Sidewalk – Tom Lichtenberg weaves a meta narrative to tease out the child in all of us. (Book review)

Clarice Lispector

The Hour of the Star: Clarice Lispector speaks on life, death and the question ‘Who am I?’
Água Viva – Clarice Lispector and reading the invisable text. (Book Review)

Deborah Levy

Swimming Home – Deborah Levy (Booker short list review)


Tom McCarthy

Remainder by Tom Mc Carthy – What’s left over is all we are

Alison Moore

The Lighthouse – Alison Moore feels her way in the dark by scent. (Booker Prize Short List)

Haruki Murakami

1Q84: Murakami and the great disappointment.


Carah Naseem

Pith and Amber – the watery words of Carah A. Naseem (Book review)





Matthew Revert

More than Interesting: The Tumours of Matthew Revert.


Kris Saknussemm

Reverend America – Kris Saknussemm writes The great American Novel.

Zadie Smith

White Teeth: The brilliance of Zadie Smith


Lisa Thatcher

Stack – My book of short stories now available.


Mark Wilson

Quartet for the End of Time: Mark Wilson sings his paint in verse.




 Slavoj Žižek

How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 1. Lacan confronts the CIA plot.
How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 2. Lacan turns a prayer wheel.
How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 3. From Che vuoi? To Fantasy: Lacan with eyes wide shut.
How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 4. Troubles with the Real: Lacan as a Viewer of Alien. (pt One)
How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 4. Troubles with the Real: Lacan as a Viewer of Alien. (pt Three)
How to read Lacan: Zizek on Lacan – Part 4. Troubles with the Real: Lacan as a Viewer of Alien. (pt Two)
Less Than Nothing: Hegel and the Shadow of Dialectical Materialism – Slavoj Žižek and a passion for Hegel