Campus novels!

Apparently they are back in vogue. When I wrote mine, I argued (unsuccessfully) with a number of editors and agents that the campus novel was never out of fashion. How could it be? A lot of us spend the best years of our lives at uni – or, at any rate, certainly some of theContinue reading “Campus novels!”

Book review: ‘Chums’ by Simon Kuper

Even if you have never read a book on politics before, you need to read this one. It is short, and witty. It is scary and funny. It joins up all the political dots which you can’t see from your usual position on the sofa watching Newsnight or at the Polling Station. It shows, veryContinue reading “Book review: ‘Chums’ by Simon Kuper”