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Paperback books news and reviews, including upcoming release dates, as well as our take on the paperbacks we’ve managed to scan our beady little eyes over…

Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter, The Long War review

Following up on their 2012 collaboration debut, Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter's The Long War continues the sci-fi thought experiment into the realms of...

Donna Tartt, The Little Friend review

For anyone that read Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, with its deeply absorbing plot of an inadvertent art thief with a drug problem, you may...

Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch review

If you've looked at the prospect of reading Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch previously and been a little fazed by the fairly significant reading mass of...

Dave Gorman asks if there’s Too Much Information

Dave Gorman has been probing the inner beast of our our love of technology and it's link with society for a while now, and...

Adam Rutherford’s Creation on the origins & future of life

There are a lot of books on the origins of life, raging from Darwin's original breakthrough to Richard Dawkins' innovative analysis in The Selfish...

Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall review

Though we're a little late to the party in our review of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall, we can't help but add our take on...

Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers paperback

The first prints of the paperback edition of Rachel Kushner's 1970s New York-centric, The Flamethrowers, will be rolling off the presses at the moment...

God Save The Kinks A Biography paperback by Rob Jovanovic

It's incredible how a band can go from nowhere to suddenly being everything and everywhere and while its easy to see the 60s as...

The Man Booker Prize 2013 winner

It's not necessarily easy stringing a coherent sentence together at the age of 27, let alone writing more than 800 pages of literature that's...

Woody Guthrie, House of Earth paperback release

House of Earth is folk singer and protest song writer, Woody Guthrie's first and only novel, which he originally wrote in 1947, however, sadly...

Stephen King’s Joyland paperback release

Like a lot of his nastier fiction characters, Stephen King's pursuit of crime and thriller fiction perfection knows no bounds and in his latest...

Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil small paperback release

Short-listed for the 2012 Booker Prize, Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis is a period read of a different kind. Set in the opium dens of Old...

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