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Book Review: Future Home of the Living God, by Louise Erdrich

Future Home of the Living God, Louise Erdrich’s latest novel...takes the idea of a ‘retrieval of history’ seriously – not just in its pale liberal version (‘memory’), but as the thuddingly physical possibility that creatures from a previous stage of evolutionary history will begin to be born. Read more →

Book Review: The Other Hoffman Sister, by Ben Fergusson

The past few years have seen, once again, a growth and movement behind nationalism. From the cries to ‘take back our country’, the rejection of globalism for protectionism, to Brexit and Trump, which have given renewed vigour to prejudice and hate crimes, we are facing a period in history that is beginning to reflect the ideologies and desires of the early twentieth century. Read more →