The writer tells Jonathan Freedland why, 70 years on, he finally decided to write a book about his experience in Auschwitz
Sheila Fitzpatrick's unique take on the Soviet Union in its 'John le Carré era'
The Ukrainian novelist was determined not to be cowed as rioting rocked Kiev and Russia moved troops into Crimea
A brutal, moving memoir of five deaths highlights the shocking reality faced by many young black men in America, writes Gary Younge
David Kertzer's nuanced book investigates an unholy alliance between fascism and the Catholic church. By Lucy Hughes-Hallett
This darkly addictive Brazilian writer is more concerned with perceptions of objects than conventional plot structures, writes Chris Power
Robert Harris has crafted a compelling narrative of state corruption and individual principle, writes Andrew Anthony
Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death hailed by judges as 'the greatest book on Auschwitz since Primo Levi'
Alison Flood: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jackie Kay and Helon Habila among those criticising government for 'Nazi' politics of hate
Alison Flood: Uninterrupted creativity and window-gazing - what an appealing idea
This so-called biography of Hillary Clinton is a 400-page, insight-free election pitch, writes Naomi Wolf
An immaculately researched study of the Roma's history, language and customs challenges our longstanding prejudices, writes Peter Stanford
WikiLeaks founder a mercurial character who could not bear his own secrets, according to writer Andrew O'Hagan
As the campaining group turns 80, Shami Chakrabarti, Ian McEwan, Tom Stoppard, Julian Barnes and others reflect on liberty