In the run-up to our exciting 3rd Birthday (of which more anon) there is no November newsletter – but here are a few of the lovely things that have come in of late…
Nemesis by Philip Roth
Long-awaited new title from Pulitzer winner Roth, a claustrophobic and searing account of the polio epidemic in 1940s Newark.
Stray Sod Country by Patrick McCabe
A hilarious and dazzling tale of small-town Ireland in 1958 with, as ever, a most colourful cast of characters!
Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie
In the same vein as Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Rushdie weaves a magical story of Luka, who must embark on a dangerous and magical journey to save the life of his storyteller father.
The Empty Family by Colm Tóibín
A collection of tender and captivating stories from the author of the brilliant Brooklyn.
The Water Theatre by Lindsay Clarke
A new novel from the author of the magical The Chymical Wedding. A war reporter returns home, still damaged from his experiences, and embarks on a mission to find two friend from his distant past.
The Death Instinct by Jed Rubenfeld
From the author of the hugely popular The Interpretation of Murder comes another gripping thriller set in 1920s New York.
It’s that time again…
We now have, hot off the press (and the plane) the 2010 editions of -
The Best American Nonrequired Reading edited by Dave Eggers
The Best American Essays edited by Christopher Hitchens
The Best American Travel Writing edited by Bill Buford
The Best American Magazine Writing compiled by The American Society of Magazine Editors
The Best American Short Stories edited by Richard Russo
The Best American Comics edited by Neil Gaiman