Sam Byers

Abraham Lincoln is plagued by ghosts of the past

11 March 2017 9:00 am

On 5 February 1862, the night Abraham Lincoln and his wife gave a lavish reception in the White House, with…

A Field Guide to Reality plays superbly with mystery, trickery and scholarship

16 July 2016 9:00 am

‘Transparency,’ remarks Eliade Jenks, narrator of Joanna Kavenna’s fourth novel, A Field Guide to Reality, ‘is an aspiration. But wouldn’t…