REVIEW – Snowflake by Louise Nealon

Environmental and Deputy Editor, Fleur Howe, reviews debut novel Snowflake (2021) by Louise Nealon.

Book Review: Pow! by Mo Yan

BY PHOEBE WALKER          Pow!, translated into English for the first time since its original publication in 2003, is a novel of absurd excesses in both language and plot. The narrative loosely (and I mean loosely: Nobel laureate Yan’s brand of magical social realism is one that not all readers will be at home with)Continue reading “Book Review: Pow! by Mo Yan”

Why Grey is the New Black

BY HANNAH SEMPLE Over the past few months, it has been difficult to socialise in any group of females without someone asking the inevitable question “Have you read Fifty Shades of Grey yet?” The book, written by E.L James, was originally a piece of Twilight fan fiction (fan written fiction usually posted on the internet,Continue reading “Why Grey is the New Black”