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Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe 0

Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe

Described by the publisher as “a comic spy caper and international love story,” Expo 58 is just that—and it’s terrific. Jonathan Coe effortlessly combines a Kafka-esque sense of dread and futility with a lighthearted,...

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby 0

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

When Nick Hornby’s newest novel, Funny Girl, opens with the protagonist Barbara Parker winning the Miss Blackpool beauty pageant in 1964. Parker quickly discovers that the honor requires her to stay in Blackpool, in...

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...