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‘Relaxed-fit Gap jeans and light beer’: a review of Teddy Wayne’s ‘Apartment’

Teddy Wayne, an author already praised by the American press for Apartment, sets the scene of his novel in mid-nineties New York — ‘an edgeless era of global-superpower peace and…

‘Beautiful wordsmithing’: Escape Routes review

Escape Routes is the debut book by Naomi Ishiguro, a recent graduate of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. This alone may serve as a reason to read…

‘Ingenuine, and ultimately fails to convince’: The Cockroach review

“That morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a gigantic creature.” It just so happens that quoting the very…