Monthly Archives: March 2014

My Big Issue reviews of Willy Vlautin and Helen Oyeyemi

Aye so, here are my reviews in The Big Issue of The Free (Faber) by Willy Vlautin and Boy, Snow, Bird (Picador) by Helen Oyeyemi. I liked Oyeyemi’s book well enough, and I thought The Free was absolutely terrific. I’ve … Continue reading

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A review of GONE AGAIN over at Endless Falls Up

Every now and then a new review for one of the books pops up. Over at Endless Falls Up, Ray Garraty finds a lot to love in Gone Again, though to be fair he loves the first half of the … Continue reading

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Under the Skin

I was delighted to be asked to take part in a Scottish Book Trust podcast recently, discussing Michel Faber’s seminal debut novel Under the Skin alongside Sarah Stewart and host Danny Scott. It was great to revisit the novel, especially … Continue reading

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