David Szalay

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In brief: Insurrecto; Turbulence; Son of Mine – reviews
A complex but entertaining novel about a US massacre in the Philippines, and David Szalay’s magnificent criss-crossing tale of people in transit

Ben East

28, Jul, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Turbulence by David Szalay review – stark tales of life in flux
A series of stories arranged around plane journeys creates a close-up portrait of our common humanity

Justine Jordan

27, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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David Szalay: ‘I’m laughing at myself when I write about vanity and self‑absorption’
The author who went from working in telephone sales to being nominated for the Man Booker talks about his acclaimed new novel, wanderlust and making sadness funny

Alex Clark

08, Dec, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Turbulence by David Szalay review – effortless prose
These 12 interlinked tales of passengers on a plane portray humanity at its most desperate

Alex Preston

03, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Best new paperbacks: David Szalay, Madeleine Thien and Dave Eggers
Modern-day masculinity, China’s 20th-century tragedy and an American misadventure are among the latest paperback releases

Emma Cummins

04, May, 2017 @11:52 AM

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Best books of 2016 – part one
From Zadie Smith’s Swing Time to horror in the Highlands and a brief history of tomorrow ... writers choose their best reads of 2016

26, Nov, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Man Booker prize 2016: bookies' and public's favourites revealed
Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project, is a hit with readers – but gamblers are backing Madeleine Thien’s Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Alison Flood

25, Oct, 2016 @10:14 AM

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Man Booker prize 2016: the fine line between fiction and literature
The strongest shortlist in years heralds the next generation of great writers

Robert McCrum

24, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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How to write a Man Booker novel: six shortlisted authors share their secrets
Madeleine Thien, David Szalay, Deborah Levy, Paul Beatty, Ottessa Moshfegh and Graeme Macrae Burnet reveal the inspirations behind the books competing for the UK’s top literary prize

Madeleine Thien, David Szalay, Deborah Levy, Paul Beatty, Ottessa Moshfegh, Graeme Macrae Burnet

22, Oct, 2016 @7:00 AM

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David Szalay's 'unsparing' All That Man Is wins Gordon Burn prize
Booker-shortlisted author’s novel takes £5,000 award for its ‘darkly funny, marvellously observant’ stories

Alison Flood

07, Oct, 2016 @10:01 PM

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The Man Booker prize 2016 shortlist – a judge’s view
Man Booker judge Jon Day surveys the shortlist – plus an analysis of this year’s lineup

Jon Day

15, Sep, 2016 @3:15 PM

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Booker prize may not have starry names, but it does generate curiosity
This year’s shortlist does not include big sellers but does raise important questions about what such prizes are for

Claire Armitstead

13, Sep, 2016 @10:40 PM

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