September 01, 2014 3:09 pm
In Ian Mc Ewan’s new novel, the protagonist is thwarted by reality and the limits of morality.
October 05, 2013 2:09 am
William Boyds James Bond is the most human yet.
September 22, 2012 2:25 am
Salman Rushdie discovered himself in the years underground but the ordeal may have cost him a bit of his humanity
September 08, 2012 12:16 am
Ian McEwan pulls off a love story amid the cultural cold war between the West and the Soviets
August 18, 2012 3:55 am
Lionel Asbo is less the state of England and more Martin Amiss parting gesture
October 15, 2011 12:07 am
Michael Ondaatje turns a voyage into an unusual coming-of-age tale
September 17, 2011 2:25 am
Julian Barnes Man Booker-shortlisted novella is an elegant rumination on the unreliability of remembrances.
November 20, 2010 11:15 pm
Tragedy is alien to the Hebraic worldview,where not only is god ultimately just,but misfortune results from moral and cognitive failure.