Fireside reading: Six new reviews + Maclean's bestsellers

The best in new books, plus an excerpt from Ross King's Leonardo and The Last Supper

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Our latest book reviews:

  • Cataract, by John Berger, review by Brian Bethune
  • Artful, by  Ali Smith, review by Mike Doherty
  • The Dinnerby Herman Koch, review by Anne Kingston
  • Gun Machine, by Warren Ellis, review by Brian Bethune

Plus, an excerpt from Ross King’s Leonardo and The Last Supper, the second in our five-part series with The Charles Taylor Prize nominees.