AM Homes

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Days of Awe by AM Homes review – disorienting stories
Usually Homes is merciless at skewering the comedy of disappointment and dread, but her new collection swings between send-ups and soul-searching quests for meaning

Tessa Hadley

21, Jul, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Days of Awe by AM Homes review – acerbic and direct
AM Homes’s tales of wealthy LA folk inch towards magical realism in this enjoyable collection

Lara Feigel

01, Jul, 2018 @8:00 AM

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AM Homes: ‘My comfort read? All the President’s Men’
The American author on the Margaret Atwood novel that makes her laugh, how John Cheever changed her life, and being unable to finish Infinite Jest

AM Homes

29, Jun, 2018 @12:17 PM

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The age of anxiety: what does Granta’s best young authors list say about America?
The US is in crisis - what about its literature? Michelle Dean reports on the 2017 Granta list of writers under 40, which is as diverse as the country itself

Michelle Dean

26, Apr, 2017 @3:50 PM

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Top 10 Hollywood novels
As excitement rises ahead of Sunday’s Oscars, a look at novelists’ treatments of the film mecca reveals a rather darker picture

Tim Walker

22, Feb, 2017 @10:55 AM

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Best holiday reads 2016
From gripping fiction to history, brilliant poetry to biography, our guest contributors offer their recommendations for the beach and elsewhere

The Observer

10, Jul, 2016 @6:30 AM

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Who is your Bailey of Baileys winner?
A jury of former judges is currently deciding which novel deserves to take the laurels as the last decade’s finest novel by a woman. Who gets your vote?

Claire Armitstead

02, Nov, 2015 @2:05 PM

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Books about Los Angeles: readers' picks
From LA noir to 21st-century satire, the literature of this Californian city embraces extremes of wealth, fame, frustration and failure. Here’s a selection of our readers’ suggestions of books to bring you closer to the city of Angels

Guardian readers and Marta Bausells

23, Mar, 2015 @5:00 PM

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AM Homes: ‘I write emotional science fiction’
The winner of the women's prize for fiction told Sydney writers' festival about how the trauma of being adopted has influenced her darkly satirical novels, writes Bethanie Blanchard

Bethanie Blanchard

25, May, 2014 @1:59 AM

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How to write a comic: a beginner's guide

How do you write and draw a comic? John Harris Dunning, co-curator of the British Library's new comics exhibition, explains

John Harris Dunning

25, Apr, 2014 @12:00 PM

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Readers' books of the year 2013: part 1

From Sebastian Faulks's Jeeves and the Wedding Bells to Patrick Ness's More Than This to Alan Johnson's This Boy, Guardian readers pick their favourite reads of 2013

27, Dec, 2013 @8:30 AM

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Fiction books of the year – review

From Lionel Shriver on older brothers to the latest Donna Tartt, Viv Groskop picks the best fiction in the 'year of the doorstop'

Viv Groskop

08, Dec, 2013 @12:04 AM

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