“Chillingly frank in its discussion of our planets fragile ecological system and the fight to save our basic natural resources.”
“Each novel Man Booker finalist Deborah Levy writes comes nearer perfection.
“Despite the seriousness of much of the content that the book hints at, this is a quick read for the last days of summer.”
Everyone knows about the migration crisis that erupted out of the Syrian civil war.
“Labbé deliberately distorts conventional narrative forms to create a challenging but engaging text.”
Many readers in this quadrant of the globe have discovered Australian crime fiction—mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals—through television series created for broadcast and streaming services.
"If [Madhuri Vijay] goes on like this she will enter the first rank along with Arundhati Roy, Anita Desai, Vikram Seth, and half a dozen others. We will see much more of her."
“Author David R. Gillham has taken the brave, difficult risk of turning an icon into a real teenager.”
This is not your mother’s Anne Frank.
International bestselling author Khaled Hosseini’s new work Sea Prayer, a glimpse of a final, treasured moment between father and son, does not disappoint.
“a commendable and unique work that never flags and is a worthy addition to the Holocaust genre.”
“an entertaining escape that showcases the virtues of logical thinking, along with a toe dip into a bygone industrial age.”
“a lovely story . . . a tale for those who continue to look for magic in the world . . .”
“The Hilltop is recommended to all readers who enjoy a good story grounded in current events.”
“. . . taut and well written . . .”
“. . . exquisite . . . dead on”
“Like our protagonist, we hope to soar to new heights, to conquer our fears, to land where we belong.
“. . . this is a story about the subtle shadings between truth and performance, between acting and the ‘true self’ which we present to the world.
“Umberto Eco is one of just a handful of writers that can be trusted to take me by the hand and lead me into a world that, on first glimpse, I don’t want to venture into.
Something is not right in Tel Ilan, the fictional Israeli village set in the Manasseh Hills (probably in the general vicinity of Rishon L’Tzion) in which the first seven of the eight stories in
“This review’s brief synopsis cannot possibly convey the novel’s wealth of detail and interconnected plot elements that demand attentive reading. . . .
“Readers of There But For The have a similar choice to make.
“Unlike most of the news stories we read these days, The Paris Correspondent provides a satisfying ending, with truth served and the honor of the journalism profession upheld—even
“Ali Smith’s There But For The is a thoroughly modern book that plays with form, structure, and language, never allowing the reader to settle for comfortable passive reading; ultim
“In Last Man in Tower, it is immediately apparent that author Adiga’s writing has matured.