Stoner – John Williams

‘Stoner is a perfect novel, so well told and beautifully written, so deeply moving, that it takes your breath away’ New York Times ‘A book for everyone, democratic in how it breaks the heart… It is a triumph of literary endeavour. It deserves the status of a classic’ Independent ‘A brilliant, beautiful, inexorably sad, wise, […]

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In Defence of… Malcolm X

Like most people of my generation – Western, born in the 90’s – it seems almost impossible to imagine a world in which a Malcolm X would be necessary.  He is described in the blurb of his autobiography as ‘one of the angriest black men in America’, and when you progress onto the section of […]

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