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Zero-gravity yoga: Let it all hang out

Fear not: this is not yoga in a space simulation chamber, pinwheeling around in the lotus position while a hi-fi blares out Also sprach Zarathustra (aka the theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey).

Which is the perfect comic novel?

In last week's Spectator, the journalist and author Marcus Berkmann, selecting his books of the year, observed that "every compulsive reader is on a quest", and confided that his was for "the perfect comic novel".