John Lucas thinks that Fantes 1939 classic deserves more that its cult status.
Tina Jackson is enthralled by the salt and spray of these sea-going adventures.
A new biography of the the Floyds flipped-out front man tries to de-mythologise the myth.
Ros Kindersley finds Toibins latest compelling reading.
Lynne Kendall, from Foyles, Royal Festival Hall, presents a rich selection of fiction that examines working class characters.
Laura Allsop reviews a frank and in-depth investigation of the authors nervous condition.
In the second of our collections selected and reviewed by Foyles, we present a fleet of novels set on or by the sea...
Can a novel about climate change avoid being Political with a big P - or does the nations novelist inevitably end up writing personally?
Arvons Oliver Meek takes another view of Amiss The Pregnant Widow.
Journalist and author Tina Jackson reviews Amiss The Pregnant Widow and compares it with another account of 1970s excess - Nick Kents Apathy for the Devil.
As part of our Foyles Curates series, Jonathan Ruppin selects titles based in and around small town America.
Catherine Humble reviews the un-Lished version of Carvers best-known collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.
Julia Bell initiates our monthly book group discussion with a short review of Wells Towers acclaimed debut collection. To contribute to the debate login as a member and make a comment....
In the first in a regular series of reviews of lost, but not forgotten books Roger Luckhurst reminds us why we should be reading Arthur Machens The Great God Pan.