Popsugar dubs Afterland a “must-read”

I’m delighted that Popsugar included Afterland on their round-up of 35 must-read books by women published in 2020. Afterland is in the incredible company of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins, Blue Ticket by Sophie Mackintosh, Elisabeth Thomas’s Catherine House, and N.K. Jemisin’s The City We Became, which has been my favourite book this year […]

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Tochi Onyebuchi recommends Zoo City for Electric Lit

Thank you, Tochi Onyebuchi for recommending Zoo City on Electric Lit, as a part of their awesome Read More Women series. Honoured to be listed alongside the likes of Akwaeke Emezi, my friend Nnedi Okorafor, Werewere Liking and Namwali Serpell. Tochi writes: The setting is Jo’burg. Our protagonist: a recovering journalist and former addict named […]

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Cool serial killers are not my fault

Stuart Turton, author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, wrote this brilliant piece for Crime Reads, about crime fiction and books that stretch the genre. I’m so happy that he’s reccomended The Shining Girls, alongside books by China Mieville, legend Douglas Adams, and Eva Dolan. Stuart writes: Serial killers are an off-the-shelf villain for authors. We […]

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