Articles by Jane Shilling
Jane Shilling / January 21, 2016
Vintage, £25 The startling proliferation of creative writing courses in the early 21st century suggests that the idea of a literary career has lost none of its romantic appeal, but DJ Taylor’s...
Contemporary writers are reimagining how we think about family life
Robert Macfarlane and others in the new nature writing movement believe that language can not only describe the natural world, but preserve it
Jane Shilling / January 23, 2014
In the Wolf’s Mouth by Adam Foulds (Jonathan Cape, £16.99) The chaos of conflict in North Africa and Sicily at the end of the Second World War haunts Adam Foulds’s third novel. Foulds,...
Voluminous, sometimes silly, these books still show that the pursuit of power and happiness has not been futile