I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

Luna Dolezal

Made in China

Dave Eggers’s beautifully written new novel offers a melancholy and dreamlike portrait of America in decline.

Dispatches from the Island

Jonathan Franzen inextricably links writing to survival, to that which sustains life and keeps boredom and demise at bay.