This is Karunatilaka's second novel. It is a work of satire, set in a Sri Lanka beset by civil war.
Since the earliest days of the written word, students and scholars have pleaded for help from higher powers, a sure sign that writing and frustration always have – and always …
'Best of Friends', the latest novel from Women’s Prize-winner Kamila Shamsie, explores complexities of power and ethics within an enduring female friendship.
Alexander Barder’s book Global Race War traces the moves and developments of a global racial order on a grand scale.