Niall Griffiths

American Histories, by John Edgar Wideman, reviewed

16 June 2018 9:00 am

This new collection of John Edgar Wideman’s short stories comes across the pond as one of four handsomely packaged volumes…

The search for meaning

19 August 2017 9:00 am

He’s not what you’d call prolific, Bernard MacLaverty. Midwinter Break is his fifth novel in 40 years, and his first…

From man to beast and back again

3 December 2016 9:00 am

If there’s one shared characteristic of the so-called ‘new nature writing’ it is a failure, with a few notable exceptions,…