Literature

Before Twitter, Félix Fénéon’s daily ‘novels in three lines’ made a literary art form of current affairs

By Francesca Wade

Juliet Jacques speaks to the pioneering writer and theorist about her new book, ‘Reverse Cowgirl’, an ‘auto-ethnography’ of the self

By Juliet Jacques

Wandering Munich with the graphic designer Anna Lena von Helldorff, the author wonders what it means when time constantly overtakes us

By Heike Geissler

The translator of the Nobel Literature Prize winner on jet lag, death threats and insomnia in Poland

By Jennifer Croft

The most remarkable thing about ‘The Mysterious Correspondent’ is the way it deals directly with gay and lesbian characters

By Aaron Peck

Nina Leger, Jenny Hval, Elvia Wilk and Sophie Mackintosh offer an eerie counterpoint to the traditionally male-dominated genre of weird literature

By Gabriella Pounds

In ‘All That Beauty’, it’s not a matter of seeing better, or more clearly; it’s a matter of seeing more widely and wildly

By Steven Zultanski

In the Dream House grapples with the ‘bad PR’ of an abusive queer relationship

By Bryony White

Our lives – like menus – are an assortment of so-called ‘choices’

By Lynne Tillman

The newly reissued novel maps the intimate spatial connections between fascism and patriarchy in postwar Austria

By Matthew Turner

Three new novels – by Annie Ernaux, Vigdis Hjorth and Ocean Vuong – attempt to salvage something from painful intimate memories

By Eloise Hendy

In ‘Coventry’, events seem to happen to somebody else, to a person Cusk repeatedly exposes and judges

By Brian Dillon