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Zadie Smith’s ‘Feel Free’

In this collection of essays, Smith shines when she’s addressing the personal

Young Fathers’ ‘Cocoa Sugar’

The Scottish group’s third album proves they don’t sound like anyone else

Tim Winton’s ‘The Shepherd’s Hut’

One of Australia’s most acclaimed novelists offers a painful and beautiful story of redemption

Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Death of Stalin’

This Soviet satire pushes comedy’s tragedy-plus-time formula to the limit

‘Whipbird’ by Robert Drewe

Hamish Hamilton; $32.99

‘Forest Dark’ by Nicole Krauss

Bloomsbury; $24.99

Torch songs

Lana Del Rey gets a little happier on ‘Lust for Life’

The script changed

James Gray’s ‘The Lost City of Z’

A certain madness

Beneath the surface comedy of Samuel Beckett’s ‘Watt’ lies a metaphysical quest to know the unknowable

Sly late style

JM Coetzee’s ‘Late Essays: 2006–2017’ shows his deep respect and sympathy for fellow writers

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