‘Outlaws’, by Javier Cercas

Narratives collide in this Spanish author’s latest novel. Review by Ángel Gurría-Quintana

Book cover of "The Disappearance Boy" by Neil Bartlett

‘The Disappearance Boy’, by Neil Bartlett

A young man comes of age in 1950s theatreland. Review by Henry Hitchings

Illustration for the book, "The Betrayers" by David Bezmozgis
©Shonagh Rae

‘The Betrayers’, by David Bezmozgis

A compelling tale of reckoning in Crimea. Review by Amy Waldman

'Their Lips Talk of Mischief' illustration
©Clare Mallison

‘Their Lips Talk of Mischief’, by Alan Warner

Two rakish young men bond over their unfulfilled literary ambitions. Review by Justin Cartwright

The Emperor Waltz by Philip Hensher

‘The Emperor Waltz’, by Philip Hensher

Loose ties link early Christianity, a gay bookshop and the Bauhaus. Review by Jon Day

Illustration for a review of Haruki Murakami's book, 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage'
©Adam Hancher

‘Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki’, by Haruki Murakami

A teenage falling-out colours a young man’s future in this suspenseful new novel. Review by David Pilling

Cover book of The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

‘The Miniaturist’, by Jessie Burton

Family secrets are uncovered in an ornate doll’s house. Review by Melissa Harrison

book cover of ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’, by Richard Flanagan

‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’, by Richard Flanagan

A brutal story of Australian PoWs in Burma. Review by Carl Wilkinson

‘All Our Names’, by Dinaw Mengestu

A young man’s journey to the US from postcolonial Uganda. Review by John Sunyer

‘Death of the Black-Haired Girl’, by Robert Stone

Review by Barry Forshaw