Lee reviews Mike McCormack's Solar Bones, the book that won last year's Goldsmiths Prize, set up to "celebrate qualities of creative daring" and to "reward fiction that breaks the mould or extends the possibilities of the novel form." The book is also a contender for this year's Man Booker Prize.
Lee reviews Zadie Smith's Swing Time, which was recently longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Lee reviews Samanta Schweblin's Fever Dream, translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell, and recently placed on the Man Booker Prize International Prize longlist.
Lee reviews William Trevor's 2009 novel, Love and Summer, which "can't, of course, end well," but that is "brilliant, devastating, and masterfully wrought."