Arts & Books
Like many of us, Netflix's new film about Barack Obama can't make up its mind about the president
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American novelists are doing a brilliant job engaging with politics. Their British counterparts need to catch up fast
"Her ear for dialogue and emotional nuance is sharp, her tone never slipping from a stream of fresh, evocative imagery" writes Charlotte Runcie
"Atwood is never less than readable, and she sustains her fantasy with gallant ingenuity."
An engrossing dissection of the "coloured aristocracy"
"This is Patchett’s most ambitious novel to date, yet it is a surprisingly quick read, underpinned by a compelling plot and accessible prose."
Ian Irvine / December 14, 2016
"Robert Irwin’s latest novel has much in common with Game of Thrones."
Rachel Holmes / December 14, 2016
A delightful history of early socialist pioneers
Peter Robins / December 14, 2016
"Selection Day is a more interesting and less comfortable construction than that summary would suggest."
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