Articles by Joanna Kavenna
Joanna Kavenna / June 7, 2019
The surveillance capitalism of today's tech giants has radically reshaped what it means to be human, but that doesn't mean it's invincible
Descriptions of the weather tell an important story about English history, argues Joanna Kavenna
Kazuo Ishiguro's brilliant new novel is a quest set in post-Roman Britain that asks big questions about human existence
Jonathan Cape, £16.99 Ian McEwan’s early works—The Comfort of Strangers, The Cement Garden, First Love, Last Rites—were macabre and elusive. Characters meandered through uncertain streets,...
Ali Smith is an unrepentant stylist. She is not interested in “transparent” prose that aims to melt before the reader’s eyes. Instead she revels in the artifice of language, in poetic free-flow...
The Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard, has made compelling fiction out of the raw materials of his own life