Our reviewers cast their eyes over recent fiction and non-fiction.
- by Cameron Woodhead and Fiona Capp
Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston – Asteroid City is another star-studded outing in which Wes Anderson left nothing to chance.
- by Stephanie Bunbury
Book of the day
Emily Perkins’ new novel Lioness delivers a courageous if unsettling message.
- by Gretchen Shirm
I want entertainment that gives me an escape from the news cycle, not a rehashing of it.
- by Deirdre Fidge
Jonathan Eig’s new look at the life of the African-American activist argues he was no saint, but a man of courage with a moral vision.
- by Shane White
And it’s going to be even better because we won’t have to wait for mum to hang up the phone!
- by Alice Tovey
Six people at the forefront of a revolutionary creative frontier reveal (some of) their secrets.
- by Janice Breen Burns