Monthly Archives: November 2012

  1. Review: Floyd Patterson


    November 29, 2012 by markstani

    In my day job as a sports writer, I come across a lot of boxing books. When they’re good, they’re …
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  2. Review: Accabadora


    November 27, 2012 by markstani

    Michela Murgia’s Accabadora has not been short of plaudits since it was first published in Italian in 2009: it has …
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  3. DSC Prize 2013 Shortlist


    November 20, 2012 by markstani

    This year’s six-strong DSC Prize shortlist includes 2012 MAN Booker shortlistee ‘Narcopolis’ by Jeet Thayil, plus three more books that …
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  4. Review: The Marriage Plot


    November 17, 2012 by markstani

    Seldom if ever has there been a writer whom I’ve understood less but loved more than Jeffrey Eugenides. Rooted in …
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  5. Review: The Cook


    November 7, 2012 by markstani

    Take Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Kitchen Confidential’. Add a heap of rabid ambition and a glug – no, make that a bucket-full …
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