• "She was a great writer and a great feminist, and will be read for illumination and entertainment for many years to come"

    New Statesman
  • "She was and is more than a breath of fresh air in contemporary letters.She is a bloody hurricane when she is in the mood"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "This excellent posthumous collection of her book reviews and literary appreciations...sparkles with life. They have not aged."

  • "She writes wonderfully and generously on the writers she admires, from Ballard to Kureishi, with a delicate light touch, and both evocatively and intelligently on food"