Ross Raisin

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Top 10 novels that interrupt time | Ross Raisin
Most stories adhere to linear plots, but a select few – by authors from Martin Amis to Muriel Spark and Toni Morrison – respin the cogs to unforgettable effect

Ross Raisin

07, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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A Hunger by Ross Raisin review – his most ambitious novel yet
A fiftysomething sous chef and carer for her husband craves a fresh start in Raisin’s character-driven study of the human experience

John Self

31, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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A Hunger by Ross Raisin review – a superb portrait of care and sacrifice
The story of a chef whose controlling husband has early onset dementia explores the hardest ethical dilemmas about value, choice and freedom

Alexandra Harris

28, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Top 10 books about football | David F Ross
From Barry Hines’s social realism to Nick Hornby’s account of all-consuming fandom, these are books about far more than sport

David F Ross

03, Feb, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Book clinic: how do I get my teenage son interested in reading?
From a modern classic by Nick Hornby to a rock memoir, our expert suggests books for reluctant bibliophiles

Alex Preston

18, Feb, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Best holiday reads 2017, picked by writers – part two
What to pack along with the aftersun and flipflops? From novels about gay footballers and updated Greek classics to biographies and poetry, our guest critics offer their holiday must-reads

John Banville, Curtis Sittenfeld, Melvyn Bragg, Jackie Kay, Patrick Ness, Lionel Shriver, Mark Haddon and others

09, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

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A Natural review – masterful
Ross Raisin’s novel about a young, gay footballer negotiating life in the lower leagues is gripping, mature and important

William Skidelsky

12, Mar, 2017 @12:00 PM

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A Natural by Ross Raisin review – brave portrait of a gay footballer
This subtle story of a bullied sportsman in denial about his sexuality is a winner

Jude Cook

09, Mar, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Ross Raisin: 'Football doesn’t fit neatly inside the label of literary fiction'
The books interview: the prize-winning author of God’s Own Country on outsiders, Bradford City and A Natural, his new book about a young gay footballer struggling to fit in

Paula Cocozza

03, Mar, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Top tips for young writers – from past winners of the young writer award
How do you get started on a writing career? As the Sunday Times / PFD Young writer of the year award returns, we ask past winners including Sarah Waters, Ross Raisin and Helen Simpson for their top tips for young authors

05, Nov, 2015 @3:35 PM

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US authors take the literary prizes but British writers still pushing boundaries

As US writer George Saunders wins first Folio fiction prize, the message to young UK talent waiting in the wings is don't despair

Richard Lea

14, Mar, 2014 @9:04 PM

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Alex Clark's best young British novelists

Ahead of Granta's 2013 list, former Granta editor and veteran of the 2003 judging panel Alex Clark picks her 20 favourites

Alex Clark

17, Mar, 2013 @12:02 AM

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