Welcome to The Omnivore Archive. This site contains review roundups of books published between May 2008 and May 2013.

Visit The Omnivore (www.theomnivore.com) for up-to-date reviews and features including Hatchet Job of the Year, The Omnivore Pin-up and Author Pitch.

Sign up to our newsletter, The Omnivore Digest, for the latest review roundups and competitions.

Explore The Omnivore Archive...

As Good as God, as Clever as the Devil: The Impossible Life of Mary Benson

Through her marriage to Edward White Benson, whose career would take him from success as a young head schoolmaster to ...

Read Reviews
A Film by Spencer Ludwig

A hilarious and heartbreaking father-son road movie of a novel. Spencer Ludwig, idealist and filmmaker, is making one of his ...

Read Reviews
Instructions for a Heatwave

It's July 1976. In London, it hasn't rained for months, gardens are filled with aphids, water comes from a ...

Read Reviews
Margaret Thatcher, The Authorised Biography Volume One: Not for Turning

The first volume of Charles Moore's authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century ...

Read Reviews
The Lower River

Ellis Hock never believed he would ever return to Africa - to his isolated village where he was happiest. He ...

Read Reviews
Water for Elephants

When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, ...

Read Reviews
©2013 The Omnivore