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Carys Davies

‘I would explain to you then, if I could, the theory that in the case of hairline shape, there are two possible variants or alleles: straight, or widow’s peak.’

Essays & Memoir | The Online Edition

Surviving Autocracy

Masha Gessen

We knew Trump’s range: government by gesture; obfuscation and lying; self-praise; stoking fear and issuing threats.

Fiction | The Online Edition

Ceremony of Innocence

Madeleine Bunting

A journalist receives a troubling call about a friend in this excerpt from Madeleine Bunting’s new novel Ceremony of Innocence.

Fiction | Granta Books

Island Song

Madeleine Bunting

An extract from Madeleine Bunting’s first novel.

Fiction | Granta Books

The Great Homecoming

Anna Kim

Read an excerpt from The Great Homecoming by Anna Kim, a novel of love and loss in the wake of the Korean war.

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News, Prizes & Events


The Language of Thieves Longlisted for Wingate Literary Prize

The Language of Thieves by Martin Puchner has been longlisted for the Wingate Literary Prize - the UK's major award for books of Jewish interest.


The Manningtree Witches Shortlisted for WGGB Best First Novel Award

The Manningtree Witches by AK Blakemore is shortlisted for the Writer's Guild of Great Britain Best First Novel Award.


Weather Shortlisted for prizes in Germany and France

Weather by Jenny Offill has been shortlisted for Le Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine and The Internationaler Literaturpreis.