Friday, 29 January 2016

The Woman Who Ran


Sam Baker's new thriller is (thrillingly!) inspired by Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. My Guardian review is here.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize longlist

I'm thrilled to be able to share the longlist for the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize, which I'm really enjoying judging. They're all corkers.

Saturday, 2 January 2016

Texts from Jane Eyre

I thoroughly enjoyed reviewing Texts from Jane Eyre for the Spectator. It's by Mallory Ortberg, one of the women behind The Toast, and it's very very funny indeed. Happy new year!

Thursday, 1 October 2015

I completely love this cartoon the Literary Review made of Charlotte Brontë, for my review of Claire Harman's new biography.

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Jacqueline Wilson rides in to the rescue (of What Katy Did)

You probably all know how I feel about What Katy Did. So I was thrilled when Jacqueline Wilson gave the book a much-needed, and excellent rewrite. I wrote about it for The Pool, here.