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Satin Island by Tom McCarthy 0

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy’s latest book Satin Island exists in a glorious new realm of writing between a novel, a narrative manifesto, a treatise, and a test. Written in the form of a bureaucratic report, Satin...

The Green Road by Anne Enright book review 0

The Green Road by Anne Enright

The premise of Anne Enright’s The Green Road has been told countless times before. Rosaleen Madigan is the mother of four independent, self-deprecating children, each of whom live independently around the globe as they...

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison 0

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

Lula Ann Bridewell (known simply as “Bride” in her professional circles) is a successful black woman working in the high fashion and cosmetics industry in California. She recently had a steamy sexual fling with...

Shark by Will Self 0

Shark by Will Self

★★★★☆ Shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize, Will Self’s Umbrella is a misunderstood and surprisingly overlooked gem and a precursor of sorts to his exceptional new novel Shark. The experimental Umbrella flows simultaneously...

On the Edge by Edward St. Aubyn 0

On the Edge by Edward St. Aubyn

First published in 1998, Edward St. Aubyn’s On the Edge has finally been released for US readers with hopes that the masochistic adrenaline of the author’s exceptional Patrick Melrose quintet and 2014’s Lost For...