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Maggie’s Going Nowhere (Rose Hartley, Michael Joseph)

The eponymous character in Rose Hartley’s debut is introduced in the blurb as thoroughly relatable and a counterpart to Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag. While the comparison feels true on the surface—both characters not just eschew, but actively renounce any kind of responsibility under the guise of ‘not being boring’—Fleabag presents a...

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