BBC Arts

August 28, 2015 § Leave a comment

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My Edinburgh Book Festival event about The Casualties can now be listened to on the BBC Arts website (though possibly not for ever and ever. So if this link stops working, I apologise…)

‘Benison’

August 24, 2015 § Leave a comment

is my favourite word in Steve Donoghue’s interesting review of The Casualties at Open Letters Monthly.

Q and A on The Casualties

August 22, 2015 § Leave a comment

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Thanks to Caroline Leavitt for doing a Q and A with me about The Casualties, which as usual made me realise all kinds of things about where the book came from. Shockingly, I even admit to having a broad streak of pessimism.

The Dying Grass

August 18, 2015 § Leave a comment

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My possibly quixotic attempt to make you read William Vollmann’s incredible new book is now at the LA Review of Books.

What I was reading

August 13, 2015 § Leave a comment

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Thanks to Writers Read for asking.

New York Times interview on CFP

August 13, 2015 § Leave a comment

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Thanks to Ian Johnson of the New York Times for the interview.

Ian Johnson writes for the NYT and NYRB on China – his work on urbanisation in China is especially well worth a look.

Paste magazine review

August 7, 2015 § Leave a comment

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Thanks to Steve Nathans-Kelly for his review of The Casualties at Paste Magazine.

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