There's a glorious interplay between historical fact and fiction in this week's fiction roundup.
In the Penguin Cup, writers from 16 countries are playing in imaginary match-ups.
Robert Harris's novel about the Dreyfus affair of the 1890s is a perfect story for the age of WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden.
Cathy Marie Buchanan spins a clear-eyed and heartfelt account of the seamy side of La Belle Époque in Europe.
Protesters invoke the artist's humility before nature to save iconic land.