John Lucas recommends this tale for its narrative craft and the compelling treatment of its subject matter.
Orange Prize short-listed author Monique Roffey admires an authentic and opinionated novel set in Trinidad during the aftermath of the 1970 Black Power revolution.
Jonathan Ruppin shares his pick of mathematics in literature.
Julia Bell feels her way through this overwhelmingly authentic piece of work
Tray Butler enjoys Sedaris's sometimes wry, sometimes dark foray into animal fable.
In the second of our reviews of the Man Booker short-listed C, Melissa De Villiers finds an old-school ripping yarn that manages also to present as a coded message, with a different meaning for each reader.
Tina Jackson defends this hard-hitting account of the Welsh diva's early days