Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wiseMore
On form, no living English writer is as funny or insightful as Zadie Smith. Her third novel, about two warring families of academics, is an absolute joy.
A critique of the social media age so prescient and harrowing it should be on school syllabuses, never mind your book shelf.