Financial Times – review

Nicola Lagioia makes his English-language debut in this Strega-winning novel. It’s panoramic in its scope; linguistically brilliant and energetic. Advertisements

The Guardian – feature

I wrote about ways to encourage more men into the social-care industries – the full article is available here.

Financial Times – review

This is a really impressive debut novel and it’s been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize this year. It’s beautifully…

The Source – interviews

I chatted to students about their university clubs and societies – this was published in The Telegraph’s Source magazine.

Financial Times – review

This is a brilliant concept and a wonderful translation. The sense of place especially – wild woods, ancient cities and…

Financial Times – review

A gripping and timely read – Lottie Moggach’s second novel tackles some big questions and is refreshingly honest in the…

The Telegraph – feature

I wrote about the different ways to get a more diverse workforce for the Telegraph, from the Rooney Scheme to…

The Telegraph – feature

Nice if slightly wonky picture of my piece in The Telegraph today. It’s a summer-reads round-up of the best fiction…

Financial Times – review

If you’re into Gothic novels / horror / thrillers / suspense, this latest from J Robert Lennon delivers on all…