Posts under ‘2000 – 2007’

Gluten-Free Girl by Shauna James Ahern

 Source: Personal Copy Five words from the blurb: pain, avoid, bread, embrace, fresh Shauna James Ahern was diagnosed with celiac […]

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

 Source: Personal copy Five words from the blurb: India, slum, fugitive, prison, redemption Shantaram is one of the best books […]

The Book of Fathers by Miklós Vámos

 Translated from the Hungarian by Peter Sherwood Five words from the blurb: Hungarian, family, generations, gift, epic The Book of […]

In the Time of Madness by Richard Lloyd Parry

Five words from the blurb: Indonesia, violence, cannibalism, besieged, crisis People Who Eat Darkness is my favourite true-crime book so […]

Minor Angels by Antoine Volodine

 Translated from the French by Jordan Stump Five words from the blurb: postcataclysmic, immortal, angels, avenging, dark I bought a […]

Strangers by Taichi Yamada

 Translated from the Japanese by Wayne P Lammers Five words from the blurb: ghost, parents, grief, isolation, reality Strangers begins with […]