Anthony Burgess’s dystopian classic still continues to startle and provoke, refusing to be outshone by Stanley Kubrick’s brilliant film adaptation There are two possible approaches to A Clockwork Orange
Did you read any books this year? I hope so! It was a great year for women writers, who dominated critics lists (spoiler alert: including ours), highly anticipated follow-ups, and out-of-left-field debuts.
Some of the best books of 2014 have defied the conventions of genre, but two young writers of fiction have triumphed, says Gaby Wood Earlier this year, Rachel Cusk claimed she’d lost faith in fiction.