The winner of this year’s Man Booker International Booker Prize is A Horse Walks into a Bar, by Israeli writer David Grossman’s, translated by Jessica Cohen.

The Guardians has a list of the 10 great epistolary novels, and it goes far beyond the obvious.

Laura Barnett’s highly anticipated second novel, Greatest Hits, is out tomorrow, and you can read an excerpt from it on The Pool’s website.

The shortlist is out for the Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize, which celebrates second poetry collections.

PD Smith reviews Outskirts, by John Grindrod, and asks ponders what is to be the future of the buffer between city and countryside.