Artificial intelligence can now write fiction and journalism. But does it measure up to George Orwell – and can it report on Brexit?
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi, who does not identify as male or female, among 16 books longlisted for the £30,000 award.
It may not have been intended for publication, but the novel’s exuberant spirit offers an insight into Bolaño’s later work.
Katori Hall’s astonishing drama, based on the alleged visions of three schoolgirls, explores the power of faith and miracles as Rwanda’s genocide looms.
What satisfaction a poem like this offers lies in its rage, the good tongue-lashing it doles out.
This chilling account of the war in South Sudan gives a voice to those trapped by the brutality.
This year's winners were purely on the basis of artistic merit.
Six new paperbacks to check out this week.