Mia Gallagher: Far from meeting the world as a precocious toddler, my second novel has slouched out in its own good time, recalcitrant as a sleep-deprived teenager

(...) round. The new book would be shorter, I wouldn’t need to do so much research, I’d already written the(...)

I’m reading less because I’m dicking about on social media too much, or reading comment pieces online and having mild, irrelevant outrages about them, or drinking, or collapsing in front of the sofa and watching TV. Whatever I’m doing too much of, it certainly isn’t reading

(...) getting reacquainted with my book each morning, picking up where I’d left off the night before, praying I(...)

5 Voices, How To Communicate Effectively With Everyone You Lead by Jeremie Kubicek and Steve Cockram.

(...) of this book which combines popular psychology with theories tested in the field. Authors Kubicek and(...)

The Heart of Everything by Henrietta McKervey is a taut and compelling account of the nature of family relationships and the uneasy grasp of the past over the present

(...) novelist,” Éilís Ní Dhuibhne wrote in her review of McKervey’s second novel, The Heart of Everything(...)

(...) notes is rigorous in a history but deadweight in a book that seeks to be something more than an(...)

Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski is led out of federal court in  April, 1997. Photograph: Reuters

(...) disappointing that the book David has produced is almost unerringly bland, as though it were written by a kindly(...)

‘It went on like this for pages, mesmerising, impenetrable.” A character in one of Greg Jackson’s stories describes finding a manuscript written by h(...)

(...) to those we have exterminated.” Grumpy and angry Zeno may be, this important little book is not(...)

(...), she takes it for granted. Her book is, however, most interested in a part of Goldsmith’s writing life(...)

Joplin, Jimi Hendrix & Friends in Woodstock is the only unwieldy aspect of the book, as Hoskyns(...)