Stewart Lee & Dave Haslam

Comedian Stewart Lee and DJ author Dave Haslam choose their good reads


What Are You Going Through by Sigrid Nunez review – questions of survival

From a terminal cancer diagnosis to the existential horror of climate chaos, the author of The Frien...

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John Lanchester: Twenty Types of Human

That feeling of similar-but-not-quite is present all through the history of our engagement wi...

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What Happened to the Classic Western? It Got Better

For tens of thousands of years, human beings have been using fictional devices to shape their worlds...

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The Half-Truths of Harrison Post: Moneyed Magnate or Jazz Age Grifter?

That summer, Porto Marina Way was still a new road. Construction crews had cut switchbacks into the ...

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AK Blakemore wins Desmond Elliott prize for ‘stunning’ debut novel

The Manningtree Witches takes the £10,000 first novel award for its ‘clever and unexpected’ story ...

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Adam Mars-Jones: He blinks and night is day

Light​ Perpetual starts with a description of a V2 about to explode on a Saturday in 1944. T...

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