Posts from ‘April, 2014’

Books in Brief: The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Idiopathy and Feeding the Ghosts

The Sound of One Hand Clapping by Richard Flanagan Five words from the blurb: immigrants, Tasmania, tragedy, drunken, father I […]

A Sting in the Tale by Dave Goulson

Shortlisted for 2013 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction Five words from the blurb: bumblebee, expert, protect, research, dangers I picked […]

From the Fatherland, With Love by Ryu Murakami

  Translated from the Japanese by Ralph McCarthy, Charles De Wolf, and Ginny Tapley Takemori Five words from the blurb: […]

When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head

Five words from the blurb: Botswana, outsiders, help, community, farming When Rain Clouds Gather is an African classic. It was […]

Books in Brief

All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren Five words from the blurb: politics, American, community, corruption, success I really […]

The 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2014 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize was announced this morning. I was lucky enough to receive the […]