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Hub Editor, Rebecca Rouillard, selects ten books she can heartily recommend for your summer reading list.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Alarm Girl by Hannah Vincent - a coming-of-age story set in South Africa, published by Myriad Editions next month.


Amy Bird reviews Joseph Connolly's latest book, Boys and Girls.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Nikesh Shukla's new novel, Meatspace, published by The Friday Project next week.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews Carrie Etter's new book of prose-poetry, Imagined Sons, published by Seren.


Fiona Melrose tackles the first three volumes of Karl Ove Knausgaard's Struggle to find out what all the fuss is about...


Valeria Melchioretto reviews A Poetic Primer for Love and Seduction: Naso was my Tutor, a poetry anthology published by The Emma Press earlier this year.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews Clarice Lispector's debut novel, Near to the Wild Heart, originally published in 1943 but retranslated and published by Penguin Modern Classics this year.


William Skinner reviews Maria McCarthy's short story collection, As Long As It Takes, published by Cultured Llama in February 2014.


It's about time - 2014 is the year of reading women. We've had a list of Ten Books by Women that Everyone Should Read and now Astrid Alben suggests Ten Female Poets That Everyone Should Read...


"Women have always done men the favor of reading their work—the favor has not been returned." (Grace Paley) The Twitter campaign #readwomen2014 is attempting to address this imbalance and Julia Bell proposes a reading list...

William Skinner reviews Butterflies in November by Icelandic author, Auður Ava Olafsdóttir, published in translation in the UK by Pushkin Press.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews The Boy from Aleppo Who Painted the War, a debut novel set in contemporary Syria.


Richard Hamblyn reviews his top books of 2013.


Julia Bell rounds up her favourite books of 2013.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews Sergio De La Pava's new novel A Naked Singularity.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews the first four books in Pushkin Children's Books' Save the Story Series: The Story of Gulliver by Jonathan Coe, The Story of Antigone by Ali Smith, The Story of Don Juan by Alessandro Baricco & The Story of Captain Nemo by Dave Eggers.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews the long-awaited, next instalment in Bridget Jones's universe - Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Margaret Atwood's new book, MaddAddam, the third instalment in her dystopic trilogy.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews Colum McCann's booker-longlisted novel TransAtlantic.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Kate Atkinson's Life After Life - a groundbreaking, genre-bending book.


Julia Bell reviews Rebecca Solnit's new book in which she 'takes on the guise of the poet-seer who writes from her minutely observed life experience to make honey for the reader'.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Meeting the English - a witty and charming first novel from poet and memoirist Kate Clanchy.


Amy Bird reviews England's Lane by Joseph Connolly.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews Lionel Shriver's book The New Republic - a political satire set in the fictional Portugese province of 'Barba'.


Daniel Bourke reviews The Infatuations by Javier Marías - "ambitious, high-spec literature live and in action."


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Maria Semple's book Where'd You Go, Bernadette -  shortlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction.


Rebecca Rouillard reviews Matt Haig's new book The Humans.


Valeria Melchioretto reviews Ron Rash's latest book The Cove which explores a devastating chain of events that occur in an Appalachian town, set in motion by World War I on the other side of the world.


Dennis Duncan introduces The Castle of Crossed Destinies - a fascinating collection of Italo Calvino stories that uses Tarot cards to inform the structure and the narrative.


Fiona Melrose dissects Dave Eggers' A Hologram for the King: 'The body is America and the book is a postmortem for the American dream.'


Pow! by Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan was first published in China ten years ago but has now, due to popular demand, been translated into English...


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