Generosity by Richard Powers


By Richard Powers

A brilliant, fascinating, insightful and compelling book, emotionally deep and intellectually stimulating that asks big questions.

The Dervish House by Ian McDonald

The Dervish House

By Ian McDonald

Another 2011 ACCA nominee, The Dervish House is a fascinating and hugely enjoyable book by a writer of real vision.

Zoo City by Lauren Buekes

Zoo City

By Lauren Beukes

Lauren Buekes walked away from the 2011 Arthur C Clarke Literary Award clutching the winning gong, but did she deserve it?

Declare by Tim Powers


By Tim Powers

A terrific book; smart, clever, well-written and tremendously interesting but a real Clarke Award contender?

My Story Can Beat Up Your Story by Jeffrey Alan Schechter

My Story Can Beat Up Your Story!

By Jeffrey Alan Schecter

Flat-out one of the best screenwriting books I've ever read. I actually carry it around with me.

J R R Tolkien

Tolkien-themed walk with Literature Wales

Literature Wales have announced the 2011 Literary Tourism Programme with a Tolkien-themed walk in the Black Mountains.

Lightborn by Tricia Sullivan


By Tricia Sullivan

The first of the shortlisted nominees for the Arthur C Clarke Award and a disappointing book on many levels.

Secrets of the Fire Sea by Stephen Hunt

Secrets Of The Fire Sea

Another terrific adventure tale from an excellent story teller.